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acrolein

/acro·le·in/ (ak-ro´le-in) a volatile, highly toxic liquid, produced industrially and also one of the degradation products of cyclophosphamide.

acrolein

aldehyde of allyl, formed by the destructive distillation of glycerin and during the burning of fat; has a pungent odor.

acrolein poisoning
exposure to fumes causes conjunctivitis, rhinitis, pulmonary edema.
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WRN protein (4) and WRN and GApDH mRNA (B) in HFL-1 cells cultured in the absence (-) or presence (+) of 25 [micro]M acrolein for 1, 2, or 3 days.
Chapter Five Acrolein Manufacturing Process and Cost Structure
These are methanol, phenol, formaldehyde, acetaldehyde, propionaldehyde, and acrolein.
The new findings show that hydralazine also delays onset of multiple sclerosis in mice and reduces the severity of symptoms by neutralizing acrolein.
The hexane fraction was analyzed by gas chromatography with a nitrogen-phosphorous detector for the oximes of formaldehyde, acetaldehyde, propionaldehyde, and acrolein.
The column is less effective on propionaldehyde and acrolein than on methanol or formaldehyde and least effective on acetaldehyde and phenol.
With specific reference to environmental type-2 alkene exposure, research has shown that dietary consumption of acrolein exacerbates myocardial ischemic injury and atherosclerosis in mice by interacting with endogenous unsaturated aldehydes generated during ongoing oxidative stress (Conklin et al.
Other contaminants: acetaldehyde, acrolein, benzene, chlorine, formaldehyde, manganese, styrene, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons
At that time I offered a dozen transposals of the letters ACEILNOR: acrolein, arecolin, Caroline, Colerain, colinear, coraline, Cornelia, creolian, encorial, lonicera, Naclerio and relacion.
However, recent breakthroughs in PDO synthesis via hydroformylati on of ethylene oxide (3), process improvements in the traditional synthetic route through acrolein and the promising bio-engineering route using glycerol as starting material for PDO have reduced the price of PDO by at least an order of magnitude.
Only seven HAPs on the list currently appear to be of potential concern for gas fueled, internal combustion engines: acetaldehyde, acrolein, benzene, butadiene, ethyl benzene, formaldehyde, and naphthalene.