propiolactone


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propiolactone

 [pro″pe-o-lak´tōn]
a disinfectant effective against bacteria, fungi, and viruses.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

propiolactone

(prō″pē-ō-lăk′tōn)
A disinfectant used in preparing certain viral and bacterial vaccines.
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The 3rd passage of IBH-HPS virus was taken and inactivated by adding beta- propiolactone (Fellows Medical, Mich).
Propiolactone is logically expected to be a human carcinogen since it has shown to cause skin and stomach cancers in animals.
In addition, the partners will determine the optimum route to acrylic acid, which can be produced via the ring-opening of propiolactone, which is in turn obtained directly from the reaction of E0 and CO, or the propiolactone can be polymerized to polypropiolactone (PPL).