Veronal


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bar·bi·tal

(bar'bi-tawl),
A hypnotic and sedative; available as barbital sodium (soluble barbital), with the same uses; often used as a buffer.
Synonym(s): 5, 5-diethylbarbituric acid, Veronal

Veronal

Barbital, see there.
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She initially uses the impersonal third person to refer to herself as an insomniac ("A woman took veronal in vain") and then shifts to the second person: "If you once think of the cold, continent wide Iron bitter.
Why was Veronal active, while barbituric acid had no effect?
Con el suero obtenido, se procedio a la determinacion de proteinas totales (metodo del Biuret) y fracciones seroproteicas (albumina y globulinas alfa, beta y gamma) por electroforesis en soporte de acetato de celulosa, buffer de veronal sodico y coloracion amidoschwartz, con ulterior transparentizacion y cuantificacion por densitometria.
PBMCs were fixed overnight at 4[degrees]C in 2% paraformaldehyde and 2% glutaraldehyde in PBS, postfixed in 1% osmium tetroxide in veronal acetate buffer (pH 7.4) for 2 h at room temperature, stained with 2% uranyl acetate, dehydrated in acetone, and embedded in Epon 812.
He conocido gente muy interesante y el abrigo que llevo es herencia de una judia rusa que se suicido con veronal [...] quiero escribir, necesito escribir, nada me da tanto placer desde que vine al mundo, como un libro mio recien editado y con olor a tinta fresca.
The stock solution of CPW buffer is a 5 X concentrated veronal saline buffer (VBS, pH 7.3) containing 0.9 M NaCl, 10 mM diethylbarbituric acid, 9 mM sodium barbiturate, 250 mM [Ca.sup.2+] and 250 mM [Mg.sup.2+].
Whenever she reflects on her physical attractiveness, Else immediately invents a context or set-up in which she appears dead by association--lying naked on marble stairs leading into the water, thinking about her "Veronal" in the most unlikely instances, literally wrapping herself in insignias of death and dying (such as her black dress and coat), and describing herself in various ways that suggest violence and lifelessness (her blood-red lips, her snow-white skin etc.).
Tissues were fixed in 2% osmium tetroxide buffered with veronal acetate (pH 7.4) with added [CaCl.sub.2] (0.05%) (all chemicals from Sigma).
One milliliter of tissue extract or plasma concentrate was applied to a Sephadex G-50 superfine column (10 X 1000 mm) and eluted with either 125 mmol/L N[H.sub.4]HC[O.sub.3], pH 8.2, or 20 mmol/L sodium veronal, pH 8.4, containing 0.6 mmol/L thiomersal and 1 g/L bovine serum albumin at 4 [degrees]C with a flow rate of 4 mL/h.
Morse has managed to purchase a quantity of veronal tablets, and she addresses the tablets with religious fervor.
Las fracciones seroproteicas (albuminas y globulinas alfa, beta y gamma) se separaron por electroforesis en soporte de acetato de celulosa, buffer de veronal sodico y coloracion amidoschwartz, con ulterior transparentizacion y cuantificacion por densitometria.