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Unformatted text preview: structural organization. $ H2o molecules stick to each other due to hydrogen bonding. The h2o molecules r bonded to their neighbors, making h2o more structured than most other liquids. This phenomenon is called cohesion. Cohesion contributed to the transport of h2o against gravity in plants.$ H2o is the universal solvent of life. Its the best substance to dissolve any solute. Even molecules as large as protein can dissolve h2o if they have ionic & polar regions on their surface. Many differ. kinds of polar compounds r dissolved in the h2o of such biological fluids as blood, the sap of plants & the liquid within all cells....
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- Fall '09