azide


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Related to azide: azine, alkyne, Lead azide, Sodium azide

az·ide

(az'īd),
A compound that contains the monovalent -N3 group.

azide

A compound which contains a monovalent N3- group which, despite their toxicity and explosive nature, when combined with other ions, are ubiquitous in modern life.

Examples
Sodium azide (car air bags), zidovudine.

azide

inhibitor of cytochrome c oxidase (or complex IV) of the respiratory electron-transfer chain.
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At maturity, alkylating effects of sodium azide were studied with respect to morphological parameters such as plant height, number of leaves per plant, leaf length and breadth, and number of branches per plant.
Three of each group of nine samples had been moistened with a solution of sodium azide to give a final concentration of 100 mg/kg on an oven-dry soil basis, and to the other six samples of soil A, 200 mg/kg of Mn as MnS[O.
The nitrogen gas reacted with ammonium chloride to form ammonium azide, which was a candidate material to hinder further nitridation.
Caution: Because of the high explosive characteristics of compounds bearing azide group, they should be handled in very small amounts, and all reactions with these compounds must be conducted in a well-designed hood, using a safety shield or barrier to protect against possible explosion.
11 tons of toxic solid waste from cleaning operations contaminated with sodium azide, plus 17.
Mr Lawton, based at Dudley fire station, said azide is sometimes used as a gas in the production of car airbags and can cause irritation to the eyes, nose and throat.
Lack of interaction of single strand breaks in mammalian cells by sodium azide and its proximal mutagens.
containing 1 g/L sodium azide, we carried out control experiments to rule out possible effects of sodium azide on MMP-2 synthesis and secretion in VSMCs from microarterioles (5).
The devices contained lead azide, red phosphorus, barium, copper, solvents, perchlorate and other chemicals.
He is also concerned about the potential presence of an explosive, zirconium azide.
The team has developed two methods for filling and sealing the micromachined cells: chemical reaction between barium azide and cesium chloride in an ultrahigh vacuum system followed by anodic bonding of the silicon chip to a glass window in a nitrogen buffer gas ambient, and direct injection of liquid Cs in an anaerobic chamber followed by anodic bonding to a glass window in a nitrogen buffer gas ambient.