Monster Mole (Caffeine)

the compound of the 21st century

All Material Prior to Construction

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Construction Of Mole

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Finished Mole

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Physical properties:

Molecular Weight: 194.1906
Bitter taste
White to light yellow crystal powder

Interesting Fact

Ever wonder how caffeine works? It makes you happy because it increases your dopamine levels and stops you from getting drowsy because it blocks adenosine receptors.

Purpose of the compound

Caffeine is a chemical found in coffee beans, tea leaves, and fruit of over 60 plants.

Caffeine is most commonly used to improve mental alertness, but it has many other uses. In medical filed, it is used in combination with painkillers for headaches or for weight loss and type 2 diabetes. Caffeine creams are applied to the skin to reduce redness and itching. Sometimes it is given intravenously (by IV) for headache after epidural anesthesia, breathing problems in newborns, and to increase urine flow.

Among athletes caffeine is one of the most commonly used stimulants.
In foods, caffeine is used as an ingredient in soft drinks, energy drinks, and other beverages.

Chemical properties

Water soluble is 20 g/L (20 ºC)

Density is 1.23