dehydrating agent

dehydrating agent

agent used in the clearing and mounting of tissue slides for microscopic examination, e.g. ethanol, butanol, isopropanol.
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We first use the sea water, which acts like a dehydrating agent due to the salts, followed by the application of ghee , which cools the body, a quality which qualifies ghee as an agent used to cool down tones the skin, while the rose water acts as a coolant for the eyes and other sense organs.
The clinical data including age, gender, hospital stay, operation time, occupation type, hypertension, coronary heart disease, diabetes, smoking status, drinking status, postoperative exercises, malignant tumor, and postoperative hormone or dehydrating agent were collected.
Previous studies have suggested that ichthammol has anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties against gram-positive organisms, while glycerin is felt to work as an anti-inflammatory and dehydrating agent to reduce edema.
These compounds synthesis by means of dehydration of amides or aldoximes with a appropriate dehydrating agent would be alternative method[2].
It is also used as a solvent, dehydrating agent, coolant and denaturant.
The antifouling paint is comprised of a silyl ester copolymer containing constituent units derived from a polymerizable unsaturated carboxylic acid silyl ester, a carboxylic acid, a bivalent or trivalent metal compound, and a dehydrating agent.
In later years, sulfuric acid was produced onsite for use in fabricating munitions during World War I, and as the basis for silica gel that was manufactured throughout World War II as a dehydrating agent to protect shipments from the damaging effects of air and moisture, and as a catalyst to "crack" the hydrocarbon chain during the process of converting oil into high-octane aviation fuel.
In the glycerol dehydration test, the patient ingests a dehydrating agent such as glycerol or mannitol, and the physician looks for subsequent changes in symptoms, particularly a measurable improvement in hearing.