propiolactone


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propiolactone

 [pro″pe-o-lak´tōn]
a disinfectant effective against bacteria, fungi, and viruses.

propiolactone

(prō″pē-ō-lăk′tōn)
A disinfectant used in preparing certain viral and bacterial vaccines.

propiolactone

a disinfectant with bactericidal, sporicidal, fungicidal and virucidal activities used as a vapor for sterilizing large enclosed spaces. Of limited usefulness because of toxicity and carcinogenic properties.
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Although other substances were also in use like (Beta)- propiolactone (Kolbel, 1985).
Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 virus isolated at National Institute of Virology, Pune, was grown in 10-day old specific pathogen-free embryonated chicken eggs, inactivated by beta propiolactone and used as antigen in the assay.