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glutaraldehyde

 [gloo″tah-ral´dĕ-hīd]
a disinfectant used in aqueous solution for sterilization of heat-sensitive equipment and instruments; it is a broad-spectrum microbicide effective against all vegetative bacteria, fungi, and viruses, is sporicidal, and may be used as a liquid sterilant with an extended exposure time. It is also used as a tissue fixative for light and electron microscopy.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

glu·ta·ral·de·hyde

(glū'tă-ral'dĕ-hīd),
A dialdehyde used as a fixative and as a germicidal agent for disinfection and sterilization of instruments or equipment that cannot be heat sterilized.
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glutaraldehyde

(glo͞o′tə-răl′də-hīd′)
n.
A water-soluble oily liquid, C5H8O4, containing two aldehyde groups, used in tanning leather and as a fixative for biological tissues.
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glu·tar·al·de·hyde

(glū'tăr-al'dĕ-hīd)
High-level disinfectant; registered as a sterilant/disinfectant chemical with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

glutaraldehyde

An antiviral drug used in solution for external application to treat warts on the sole of the foot (plantar warts) and elsewhere. A brand name is Glutarol.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

glu·ta·ral·de·hyde

(glū'tăr-al'dĕ-hīd)
A dialdehyde used as a fixative and germicidal agent for sterilization of instruments that cannot be heat sterilized.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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The added glutaraldehyde for cross linking process have peaks at 1690cm-1for neat and 1721.19cm-1for natural antibacterial agents incorporated membrane, showed the presence of C=O aldehyde group.
Next, glutaraldehyde saturated toluene solution (2 ml) was added dropwise, and the mixture was homogenized at 5000 rpm for one hour to facilitate external crosslinking, where aldehyde groups of a glutaraldehyde molecule crosslink with chitosan chains of the surface of a microparticle.
In Figures 7 and 8, three examples of empirical curves F(h) are shown for the action of hemin H50, H80, glutaraldehyde GA1%, [Zn.sup.2+] ions on the blood, and their approximation by the polynomial (3).
Then, 30 mL of 0.15 M Ca[Cl.sub.2] was added on dried sheet which remained under bland agitation for 24 hours at 25[degrees]C, with or without activation with 0.5% glutaraldehyde as previously described (Table 1).
10 mg of [Fe.sub.3][O.sub.4] @CTS was mixed with 50 [micro]L of a 0.5% solution of glutaraldehyde in water and 2 mL of phosphate buffer solution (PBS, 20 mmol/L, pH 7.5) and was shaken (200 rpm) for 1 h at 25[degrees] C.
Sawamura et al., "The preparation and physicochemical characterization of an injectable form of reconstituted, glutaraldehyde cross-linked, bovine corium collagen," Journal of Biomedical Materials Research, vol.
Epirubicin was conjugated with bovine serum albumin (Epi-BSA) and oval albumin (Epi-OVA) separately by two step glutaraldehyde method by following the procedure as described (Samra et al., 2013).
The global wound closure devices market report provides market size estimates (Revenue USD million - 2013 to 2020) for key market segments based on the type of device used (adhesives and tissue sealants made up of albumin, glutaraldehyde, collagen, cyanoacrylate, fibrin and polymer; hemostats; surgical staples; sutures, and wound closure strips, etc.), and forecasts growth trends (CAGR% - 2016 to 2020).
Formalin, paraformaldehyde, and glutaraldehyde can be used to fix cells or tissues for histologic or microscopic studies.

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