cupric sulfate


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cupric

 [ku´prik]
pertaining to or containing divalent copper.
cupric sulfate a crystalline salt of copper used as an emetic, astringent, and fungicide, as an oral antidote to phosphorus poisoning, as a topical treatment of cutaneous phosphorus burns, and as a catalyst in iron deficiency anemia.

cu·pric sul·fate

(kū'prik sŭl'fāt),
A blue salt highly poisonous to algae, it is a prompt and active emetic, and is used as an irritant, astringent, and fungicide.

cu·pric sul·fate

(kyū'prik sŭl'fāt)
A blue salt highly poisonous to algae, it is a prompt and active emetic, and is used as an irritant, astringent, and fungicide.
Synonym(s): copper sulfate, copper sulphate.
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Catalytic dehydration of lactic acid to acrylic acid, propanoic acid, and acetaldehyde over calcium sulfate catalyst with cupric sulfate and phosphate salts as promoters were carried out at 250-420[degrees]C range.
Table 2 shows the effects of dietary cupric sulfate and cupric methionate on growth performance in growing pigs.
At the end of the experiment, the fecal pH value in pigs fed on 67 ppm Cu in the form of cupric sulfate significantly decreased, as compared with what was observed in the CON and CuMet treatments (p<0.05), which meant that the fecal acidity level had been attenuated (Table 4).
Baker and Ammerman (1995) reported that relative bioavailability estimate of organic Cu sources ranged from 88% to 147% of the response to cupric sulfate in poultry, Swine, sheep and cattle.
Studies on the feeding of cupric sulfate pentahydrate, cupric citrate, and copper chloride to broiler chickens.