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National Science Foundation

Chemistry Now: Clean Chemistry: Under the Sink

Clean Chemistry: Under the Sink--The dirt on ammonia as a cleaning agent. This video explains how ammonia works with water to dissolve fatty acids, like stearic acid. It includes an animation illustrating deprotonation and explaining the Brøønsted-Lowry definition of acids and bases.

Credit: NBC Learn and the National Science Foundation (NSF)


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