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cresol

 [kre´sol]
a phenol from coal or wood tar; a mixture of isomeric cresol from coal tar or petroleum is used as a disinfectant and in making synthetic resins. Acute poisoning may result in rapid circulatory collapse; chronic poisoning may produce gastrointestinal symptoms, vertigo, skin rashes, jaundice, and uremia.

cre·sol

(krē'sol),
A mixture of the three isomeric methyl phenols, o-, m-, and p-cresol, obtained from coal tar. Its properties are similar to those of phenol, but it is less poisonous; used as an antiseptic and disinfectant.
Synonym(s): tricresol
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The isolated Pseudomonas monteilii CR13 is an efficient bacterial strain to biodegrade o-Cresol. The P.
Kinetics for aerobic biological treatment of o-cresol containing wastewaters in a slurry bioreactor: biodegradation by utilizing waste activated sludge.
New metabolic pathway for o-cresol degradation by Pseudomonas sp.
[OUR.sub.max] values for 5-methylresorcinol, p-cresol and resorcinol by the activated sludge of the Kohtla-Jarve biotreatment plant exceeded those for o-cresol and dimethyphenols.
It should be noted that the average [OUR.sub.max] value was 3.3 times higher for p-cresol compared with that for o-cresol. The curves of OUR resulting from the addition of the same amount of p-cresol and o-cresol are illustrated in Fig.
The fact that this value was higher than the values for p-cresol, 5-methylresorcinol, resorcinol and o-cresol indicates that phenol was more readily oxidized by the studied activated sludge than cresols or resorcinols.
Bilirubin has substantial reducing activity, and a mechanism of interference involving the periodate-promoted o-cresol condensation reaction was also considered.
All polymers are soluble in organic polar solvents such as DMAc, DMF, NMP, and even in less polar solvents like o-cresol. These polymers are insoluble in solvents such as chloroform, acetonitrile, ethanol, and water.
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Epoxy Resin A (o-cresol novolak epoxy) 13.9 14.2 13.7 11.3 Epoxy Resin B (triphenol methane-type epoxy) 13.3 13.6 13.1 Epoxy Resin C (triphenol methane-type epoxy) Epoxy Resin D (tetramethyl bisphenol-type epoxy) Epoxy Resin E (naphthalene- type epoxy) Hardener W (phenol novolak) 7.3 7.9 Hardener X (triphenol methane-type) 7.0 7.6 Hardener Y (triphenol methane-type) 7.5 8.1 Hardener Z (p-xylene modified phenol novolak) 9.9 Silica Filler 78 78 78 78 78 78 78 Catalyst 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 Wax 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 Carbon Black 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 Total 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 Formulation No.
cis Oak lactone (w) trans Oak lactone (w) Acetic Acid (w, v) Isobutyric Acid (v) n-Butyric Acid (v) Isovaleric Acid (v) n-Valeric Acid (v) Glucose (w,v) Xylose (w,v) Fructose (w,v) Arabinose/Rhamnose (w,v) Gallic Acid (w) Ellagic acid (w,v) Phenol (w) Hydroxymethyl furfural (w) Guaiacol (w) p-Cresol (w) o-Cresol (w) Vanillin (w) Syringaldehyde (w) Coniferaldehyde (w) Sinapaldehyde (w) Vanillic acid (w) Syringic Acid (w) Scopoletin (w) Catechin (v) Epicatechin (v) Caffeic acid (v) 3,4 Dihydroxybenzoic acid (v) Chlorogenic acid (v) Myricetin (v) Furfural (w)