The rapidity of nitrification also depends on the degree of alkalinity of the solution.
This is an application so light that a state of alkalinity cannot be long retained.
alkalinity of commercial potassium cyanide and of cyanide solutions.
The alkalinity of the blood seems not to be changed, although Chotin and Bouvier noticed a slight increase.
The alkalinity of juice is reduced to 0.07 by a judicious use of lime.
The acid helps to keep the blood alkaline (which alkalinity is necessary for the normal performance of its functions).
The alkalinity of the last-named solution when nitrification commenced was equal to 447 mgs.
Enzymes are very sensitive to changes in temperature and to the degree of acidity or alkalinity of the material in which they act.
Most bacteria are very susceptible to changes in the degree of acidity or alkalinity of the medium in which they grow.
Moreover, it is but little affected by variations in alkalinity, which render the other finishing point quite useless.
alkalinity al·ka·lin·i·ty (āl'kə-lĭn'ĭ-tē)
The alkali concentration or alkaline quality of a substance that contains alkali.