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dimethylsulfoxide

(dī-mĕth′əl-sŭl-fŏk′sīd′)
n.
DMSO.

DMSO

Alternative medicine
A substance that occurs naturally in minute amounts in certain foods, which has industrial and health-related applications. Animal studies have shown it to have analgesic, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, vasodilatory and other properties; up to the 1960s, DMSO had been administered orally, topically or parenterally by mainstream physicians for various conditions, including arthritis, bursitis, cancer, emphysema, mental illness and pain. In the face of its association with lenticular degeneration, DMSO was removed from general use; some practitioners of alternative healthcare continue to recommend DMSO for these and other uses.
 
Toxicity
Topical DMSO is associated burning, itching and an unpleasant odour.
 
Mainstream medicine
DMSO is FDA-approved for treating interstitial cystitis, and may be of use in treating scleroderma, sprains, arthritis, cerebrovascular accidents, familial amyloidotic polyneuropathy and acetaminophen hepatotoxicity. DMSO reduces the ice crystals formed in frozen section tissues from the operating suite, and may be an effective cryopreservative.
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Iron (III) nitrate nonahydrate, (Fe(N[O.sub.3])3.9[H.sub.2]O), sodium sulphide ([Na.sub.2]S), dimethyldisulphide (C[H.sub.3][S.sub.2]C[H.sub.3]), dimethylsulphoxide (C[H.sub.3]SOC[H.sub.3]), and Whatman filter paper (diam.
Mehrotra, "Static dielectric constant and relaxation time for the binary mixture of water, ethanol, N,N-dimethylformamide, dimethylsulphoxide, and N,N-dimethylacetamide with 2-methoxyethanol," Bulletin of the Korean Chemical Society, vol.
The plates were incubated for 4h in a cell incubator at 37[degrees]C, after which the MTT solution was replaced with 200 [micro]L of dimethylsulphoxide (DMSO--Sigma -Aldrich).
To a warm clear solution of ligand (5.621 g, 0.01 mol) in 20 mL of dimethylsulphoxide add 0.1 M sodium hydroxide solution and pH about 7-8 was maintained.
Ali, "Protective effect of dimethylsulphoxide in stress- and indometacin-induced gastrointestinal ulceration in rats," Pharmacology, vol.
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Antimicrobial action of essential oils: the effect of dimethylsulphoxide on the activity of cinnamon oil.
Particle size distributions of Ag-nanoparticles in The particle size distribution of Ag nanoparticles in methanol, ethanol, water, acetonitrile, cyclohexane and dimethylsulphoxide are shown in Fig 6.Recyclability of Ag nanoparticles are shown in Figure-7.The powder XRD synthesized in different solvents are shown in Figure-8 along with intensity count and 20.
For the tests, the dry extract material was dissolved in dimethylsulphoxide (DMSO).
The use of dimethylsulphoxide as a solvent in thetobacco bioassay for cytokinins.