perchlorate

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per·chlo·rate

(pər-klôr′āt′)
n.
A salt or ester of perchloric acid.
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Perchlorate salts have been shown to be a promising candidate for brine formation on Mars.
27 ( ANI ): An investigation has revealed that perchlorate - a salt comprising of chlorine and oxygen - causes the evidence of life to burn away during the tests.
In the United States ammonium perchlorate is used as an oxidizer in solid rocket propellant, sodium perchlorate is used in slurry explosives and potassium perchlorate is used in road flares and air bag inflators.
Perchlorates were first developed by a group of aeronautics engineers at the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, led by a Hungarian immigrant professor named Theodore von Karman.
But there's still more to know about the properties of these perchlorate solutions, such as what their vapour pressure is," Dr Mike Hecht, from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California, explained.
The NAS committee was composed of 15 leading physicians and scientists with combined range of expertise to evaluate every scientific aspect of the perchlorate database and of the U.
Data SOURCES: MA Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) scientists, with input from a science advisory committee, assessed a wide range of perchlorate risk and exposure information.
OBJECTIVES: We evaluated the potential relationship between urinary levels of perchlorate and serum levels of thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) and total thyroxine ([T.