Azo compounds | definition of azo compounds by Medical dictionary
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Etymology: Fr, azote, nitrogen
one of many organic aromatic compounds containing the divalent chromophore, ─N═N─. They are produced by the alkaline reduction of nitro compounds among other methods.
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Our previous paper was on the kinetics of the reduction of dithiazone by sulphite ions  in micellar media and now we have attempted to explore the use of micellar media for the kinetics of the reduction of azo compounds
by stannous chloride in aqueous medium.
The later worker reported that some azo compounds
could be utilized as sole source of carbon and nitrogen by the algae.
Information on these azo compounds
leaked out to Uniroyal in the U.
Super-cell modified azo compounds
reportedly permit improved control of gas generation.
Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, is entering the blowing-agent field with the launch of Supercell modified azo compounds
that reportedly permit improved control of gas generation.