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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

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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Acrylamide monomers are known to be neurotoxic, causing peripheral neuropathy in humans and ataxia and weakness in laboratory animals.
and Fan, W.: 2007, Preparation of a new intercalated compound of acrylamide monomers and their in-situ polymerization in layered double hydroxides.
The polymer is a copolymer formed by polymerizing acrylic acid and acrylamide monomers with imidazole and boronic acid compounds.
Five water-soluble acrylamide monomers and a photoinitiator, expanding on the company's product line for photographic imaging, printing and electronic materials, include polyfunctional acrylamide monomers FFM-2, FFM-3, FFM-4 and FFM-5; monofunctional methacrylamide monomer FFM-21; and photoinitiator FFI-1.
has obtained a patent for a method for improving the adhesion of coatings to an inorganic or organic substrate wherein at least one copolymer or cooligomer comprised of monomer units derived from at least one monomer selected from the group consisting of acrylate and acrylamide monomers, at least one monomer selected from the group consisting of amine containing ethylenically unsaturated monomers, at least one monomer selected from the group consisting of ethylenically unsaturated associative monomers and at least one monomer selected from the group consisting of polyacrylates of polyols, is added to the coating and the copolymer or cooligomer is at least partially neutralized with acid prior to application to the inorganic or organic substrate.
An investigation on graft polymerization of NTBA onto PP could improve grafting efficiencies of acrylamide monomers on the polymer and provide better understanding on reactions with N-substituted monomers.
This copolymerization reaction was adapted from the copolymerization method used for acrylamide monomers described in the literature (4), (5), (19), (20).