Four key concepts that explain
powerful role in life
Flickr, Taken on Feb 5, 2013.
Water is not just important for life
water creates life
Water is not just H2O; it also exists as H3O+ and OH-. Because of this ability, it can induce other atoms to have fluidly different states.
Water exists in multiple states. Each of those (ice, liquid water, water vapor, and steam) have their role in creating and supporting life.
Properties of Water
About the Author
My lifelong interest has been in the chemistry of living cells. By training, I am a physician, and at heart, I remain a clinician. If the ideas described here create new ways of approaching disease, it will be worth all the time and effort that has gone into producing this work.
Life is chemistry.
I am a regular contributor to Life’s Chemistry Press. This work developed over years, with a central goal of having the biochemistry and physiology of life make sense to many audiences. In writing, concepts have been drawn from multiple disciplines.