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bar·bi·tal

(bar'bi-tawl),
A hypnotic and sedative; available as barbital sodium (soluble barbital), with the same uses; often used as a buffer.
Synonym(s): 5, 5-diethylbarbituric acid, Veronal

barbital

(bär′bĭ-tôl′, -tăl′)
n.
A barbiturate, C8H12N2O3, that is a white crystalline powder and was formerly used as a hypnotic and sedative especially in the form of its sodium salt.

bar·bi·tal

(bar'bi-tawl)
Hypnotic and sedative agent.

barbital, barbitone

a long-acting barbiturate, used as a hypnotic and sedative. Largely replaced by phenobarbital.
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Electrophoresis and immunoelectrophoresis were carried out in agarose gels using a barbital buffer (pH 8.
5 mm slab gels composed of 1% low electroendosmosis agarose (Bio-Rad Laboratories) without albumin for 1-3 h at 150 V in a barbital/EDTA buffer system (50 mmol/L barbital, 20 mmol/L barbituric acid, 1 mmol/L sodium EDTA, pH 8.
Serum was diluted 1:5 (one volume of serum plus four volumes of barbital buffer, as recommended by the manufacturer) and pleural fluid 1:3 (one volume of serum plus two volumes of barbital buffer).
006 kg/L), and immediately blotted onto cellulose acetate strips, which were then applied to an electrophoresis apparatus containing barbital buffer.