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acrylamide

(ă-kril'ă-mīd),
A carcinogen that forms in starchy foods cooked at high temperature (for example, fried potatoes, potato chips).

acrylamide

/acryl·a·mide/ (ah-kril´ah-mīd) a vinyl monomer used in the production of polymers with many industrial and research uses; the monomeric form is a neurotoxin.

Acrylamide

Molecular biology A core material used to make polyacrylamide gels for electrophoretic separation of macromolecules.
Nutrition A substance found in increased concentrations in fried foods—e.g., crisps/potato chips, French fries—and regarded by the WHO as a probable human carcinogen.

acrylamide

Nutrition A substance found in ↑ concentrations in fried foods–eg, potato chips, French fries, and regarded by the WHO as a probable human carcinogen

a·cryl·a·mide

(ă-kril'ă-mīd)
A carcinogen that forms in starchy foods cooked at high temperature (e.g., fried potatoes, potato chips).

acrylamide

A substance used in the plastics industry that is toxic to nerve fibres. Inhalation of the vapour from the crystalline substance can cause nerve degeneration and permanent paralysis.
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The results of our present study clearly demonstrated that intramuscular injection of acrylamide and its derivatives to microscopic changes in the kidneys.
That also causes the browning of the food and produces acrylamide.
To test new potato varieties for acrylamide, breeders grow them, make them into French fries, run a sample through a NIRS scan, and use the predictive calibration model to determine how much acrylamide is formed in each variety, Johanningsmeier explains.
No acrylamide was detected in the plantain chips collected from the producers, whatever the oils used and intermittent frying time (Fig.
The researchers found that it is fairly achievable to identify potato breeds that produce less acrylamide, especially when compared with the industry standard potato breeds, Ranger Russet and Russet Burbank.
Caption: Acrylamide is found in starchy foods cooked at high temperature, such as potato chips.
Determination of acrylamide and glycidamide in rat plasma by reversed-phase high performance liquid chromatography.
Geographically, the global acrylamide market is broadly segmented on the basis of seven regions, namely North America, Latin America, the Middle East and Africa, Japan, Asia Pacific, Western Europe and Eastern Europe.
For sand mine operators, the selection and proper use of PAM to minimize residual amounts of monomer acrylamide that are present can impact two of a mining facility's largest process flows.
1/2] ratio for acrylamide and the low chain-transfer activity to monomer and polymer in an aqueous environment.
While the results fell within the safe range overall, levels of acrylamide appeared to be of possible concern to human health.
We started Avanti in 1978 and I wanted to show up at my first NASSCO meeting with a keg of acrylamide chemical grout