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cyclopropane

 [si″klo-pro´pān]
a colorless, flammable gas with a characteristic odor and pungent taste that is an inhalational anesthetic; now little used because of its flammability.

cy·clo·pro·pane

(sī'klō-prō'pān),
An explosive gas of characteristic odor; in the past, widely used to produce general anesthesia.
Synonym(s): trimethylene

cyclopropane

/cy·clo·pro·pane/ (-pro´pān) a colorless, highly inflammable and explosive gas, C3H6, used as an inhalation anesthetic.

cyclopropane

(sī′klə-prō′pān′)
n.
A highly flammable, explosive, colorless gaseous cycloalkane, C3H6, sometimes used as an anesthetic.

cyclopropane

[sī′klōprō′pān]
an explosive anesthetic gas. It has been replaced by the nonflammable halogenated hydrocarbons and is no longer used in the United States.

cyclopropane

A powerful, non-irritating anaesthetic gas. It has the disadvantages of being explosive and of causing heart irregularity in the presence of adrenaline.

cyclopropane

a powerful central nervous system depressant used as an inhalation anesthetic. The drug can be given in small doses and is particularly useful in anesthetizing poor-risk patients. This gas is highly explosive and requires special handling and precautions against sparks or flames, which would result in an explosion. No longer used for safety reasons.
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7 EC, Electrical conductivity; OC, organic carbon; CCE, calcium carbonate equivalents; SAR, sodium absorption ratio; G , G+, Gram-negative and -positive bacteria; PLFAs, phospholipid fatty acids; cy/pre, ratio of the sum of cyclopropyl PLFAs to the sum of their monoenoic precursors; S/M, ratio of the sum of saturated to the sum of monounsaturated PLFAs Property Component PC 1 PC 2 EC 0.
The ratio of cyclopropyl fatty acids to their precursors, a PLFA indicator of stress, decreased in the treatments with bone meal and oyster shell (Table 4).
SYNTHESIS OF CYCLOPROPYL PEPTIDOMIMETICS AS POTENTIAL BACE AND HCV NS3-4A PROTEASE INHIBITORS.
LIVALO is a fully synthetic and highly potent statin that differs from other, currently available statins in the United States in that it has a unique cyclopropyl group on the base structure.
7 kJ/mol) difference in binding of these compounds to the yeast enzyme could result from either the introduction of a more favourable hydrogen bond(s) or the addition of an extra hydrophobic interaction between the cyclopropyl [CH.
This triggers a cascade of free radical reactions leading to the ring opening of the cyclopropyl moiety in competition with hydrogen abstraction.