polystyrene

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polystyrene

 [pol″e-sti´rēn]
the resin produced by polymerization of styrol, a clear resin of the thermoplastic type, used in the construction of denture bases.
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The polymers used in the study were (i) a low density polyethylene LDPE (Basel Orlen, Purell 3020D), (ii) a polystyrene PS (BASF, Polystyrol 158K), and (iii) a polypropylene (Solvay, Eltex PHCW280N6970).
Light emission was initiated by the addition of 0.050 mL of 70 [micro]mol/L alkaline luminol solution, pH 9.8, into a polystyrol tube, and the mixing was started in front of the photomultiplier.