phenylmercuric


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phenylmercuric

 [fen″il-mer-ku´rik]
denoting a compound containing the radical C6H5Hg—, forming various antiseptic, antibacterial, and fungicidal salts; compounds of the acetate and nitrate salts are used as bacteriostatics, and the former is also used as an herbicide.

phenylmercuric

/phen·yl·mer·cu·ric/ (-mer-ku´rik) denoting a compound containing the radical C6H5Hg—, forming various antiseptic, antibacterial, and fungicidal salts; compounds of the acetate and nitrate salts are used as bacteriostatic pharmaceutical preservatives, and the former is used as a herbicide.

phenylmercuric

denoting a compound containing the radical C6H5Hg−, forming various antiseptic, antibacterial and fungicidal salts; compounds of the acetate and nitrate salts are used as bacteriostatics, and the former is also used as a herbicide.

phenylmercuric acetate
used as a bacteriostatic preservative in pharmaceutical preparations, as a topical fungistatic agent, and as a herbicide.
phenylmercuric chloride
used as a bacteriostat in pharmaceuticals.
phenylmercuric nitrate
used as a bacterial preservative in pharmaceutical preparations, and as a topical antiseptic.
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Samples can be stored over long periods under suitable conditions; extracts obtained with the previously described solution of potassium chloride and phenylmercuric acetate can be stored for at least 3 weeks (Douglas and Bremner 1970a).
Stimulatory effect of phenylmercuric acetate and benzene on the growth of a broad spectrum mercury-resistant strain of Bacillus pasteurii.
Metasol 57, a specially prepared form of phenylmercuric propionate, catalyzes urethane elastomers and foams.
Effect of soil moisture and phenylmercuric acetate upon stomatal aperture, transpiration and photosynthesis.
Investigators discovered the boy had inhaled mercury vapor from interior walls covered with water-based (latex) paint containing phenylmercuric acetate, a mercury-laden preservative.
The Michigan Department of Public Health (MDPH) identified inhalation of mercury-containing vapors from phenylmercuric acetate contained in latex paint as the probable route of mercury exposure for the family; 17 gallons of paint had been applied to the inside of the family's home during the first week of July.
Soberman contends that the form of mercury used in Ultra Latex, phenylmercuric acetate, is not toxic and does not evaporate, so it cannot get into people's lungs.
On each occasion, 10 g of moist soil from the different depths was taken and placed in a 50-mL wide-mouth plastic bottle, and 20 mL of 2 M KC1 containing 5 mg/L phenylmercuric acetate solution was added.
4 [micro]mol/L), and phenylmercuric acetate (5 mmol/L) as previously described (19,20).
5% (w/v) phenylmercuric acetate (PMA) was present in the KCl extract solution to inhibit urease activity for the purpose of urea analysis.
Inorganic N was extracted from a 10-g subsample with 50 mL of 2 mol/L KCl (with phenylmercuric acetate added to prevent microbial growth) for 30 min on an orbital shaker to measure initial inorganic N.