What is matrix in chemistry

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Area of ​​Expertise - Analytical chemistry

Matrix refers to all sample components except for the analyte.

See also: sample, analyte, object

Area of ​​Expertise - mathematics

A matrix is ​​a two-dimensional, tabular arrangement of mathematical expressions. Matrices are an important mathematical concept with many applications in the natural sciences.

Area of ​​Expertise - Cell biology, microbiology

In biology, a matrix is ​​understood to be a space or a supporting medium. In particular, these are the interiors of various organelles (e.g. the mitochondria) and the extracellular matrix, the mixture of proteins and saccharides in the intercellular space; also the space between the membrane envelope and the capsid in enveloped viruses.

See also: matrix protein

Learning units in which the term is dealt with

Matrices - definition, shapes and types20 min.

mathematicsLinear AlgebraMatrices and matrix algebra

A matrix (Mz. Matrices) is an arrangement of numbers or mathematical quantities in rows and columns enclosed in brackets. For example, the coefficients of two linear equations with two unknowns form a 2 x 2 matrix with two rows and two columns. This learning unit introduces the concept of the matrix and discusses its various forms and types.

Solving systems of linear equations45 min.

mathematicsLinear AlgebraSystems of linear equations

An overview of the methods for solving systems of linear equations is given.