thioglycolic acid

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thi·o·gly·col·ic ac·id

(thī'ō-glī-kol'ik as'id),
Used as a reagent for the detection of metals such as iron, molybdenum, silver, and tin; the ammonium and sodium salts are used in home permanents, the calcium salt as a depilatory.
Synonym(s): mercaptoacetic acid
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Synthesis of 2-phenyl-3-{5-phenyl-5H-[1,3]thiazolo[4,3-b] [1,3,4]thiadiazol-2-yl}-1,3- thiazolidin-4-one derivatives (3): In 25 mL of RBF were added compound 2 (0.01 M) and thioglycolic acid (0.01 M) and then 30 mL of DMF was added followed by stirring.
3 mmol Se powder was immediately dissolved in 2.7 mL monoethanolamine (MEA, 99%, Aladdin) and 0.3 mL thioglycolic acid (TGA, 80%, Aladdin) after stirring at room temperature to get a brownish red Se precursor solution.
A mixture of halogenohydroxy substituted imines 1a-q (0.001 mole) in EtOH: 2-methoxyethanol (10mL: 10mL, v/v) containing anhydrous Zn[Cl.sub.2] (0.01 g) and thioglycolic acid (0.001 mole) was irradiated in QPro-M microwave oven for about intermittently at 30 sec.
An equimolar mixture of 6-fluorochroman-2-carbohydrazide 2 (0.01 mol) and different aryl aldehydes (0.01 mol) was taken in RBF and to this, thioglycolic acid (mercaptoacetic acid) (0.29 mol) in toluene was added.
Synthesis of CdTe QDs Stabilized by Thioglycolic Acid. CdTe QDs were synthesized according to the method reported previously [25].
A mixture of Schiffs bases 4a-d (0.001 moL) and (0.4 mL, 0.001 moL) thioglycolic acid in 8 mL glacial acetic acid was refluxed for 36-48 h (until disappearance of the starting materials as examined by TLC) (cf.
First, CdTe QD stabilized by thioglycolic acid and 2-mercaptoethanesulfonate (MESNA) were synthesized.
This toxic chemical has been demonstrated to be phytotoxic (Frank et al., 1994), used as herbicide and in synthesis of various organic compounds such as carboxymethylcellulose, phenoxyacetic acid, thioglycolic acid, glycine and indigoid dye (Bhat et al., 1990; Toshina et al., 2004).
Effect of thioglycolic acid instillation to stop hair growth on the urethral mucosa after urethroplasty with hairy skin in a rat model.
One isolate of Bean yellow mosaic virus (BYMV-D1) was selected and then was ground 1:2 (wt/vol) in 0.05M phosphate buffer, pH 7.0, containing 1mM EDTA, 5mM Na-DIECA and 5mM thioglycolic acid, and carborundum was added before rub-inoculating.
Although such techniques may seem harsh by today's standards, one must not forget that modern depilatory creams, gels, and lotions all stem from the salts of thioglycolic acid patented back in the 1930s for dehairing cattle hides.