paraformaldehyde


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par·a·for·mal·de·hyde

(par'ă-fōr-mal'dĕ-hīd),
A polymer of formaldehyde, used as a disinfectant.
Synonym(s): trioxymethylene

paraformaldehyde

(păr″ă-for-măl′dĕ-hīd)
A white, powdered antiseptic and disinfectant, a polymer of formaldehyde.

par·a·for·mal·de·hyde

(par'ă-fōr-mal'dĕ-hīd)
A disinfectant agent.

paraformaldehyde

an additive fixative used in the preparation of histology and pathology slides of animal tissues.
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After several rinses in PBS, specimens were fixed in fresh 4% paraformaldehyde solution in PBS, pH 7.
After incubating for an hour, a sample of cells was removed from each well and treated with an acridine orange plus ethidium bromide stain and with 1% paraformaldehyde.
In 2000-2001, 24 percent of maple syrup samples contained residues of paraformaldehyde (a banned substance), and 56 percent had lead residues.
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All animals were terminated by cardiac perfusion of 4% paraformaldehyde in 0.
The nerve segments were fixed in buffered 2 - 4% paraformaldehyde at 4[degrees] C overnight.
We didn't realize we also needed sodium azide, paraformaldehyde, and phosphate buffered saline.
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075% sodium citrate) and thereafter with 1500 mL of 4% paraformaldehyde phosphate-buffered solution (0.
At 72 h postreperfusion, all rats ( n = 6) from each group were anesthetized with10% chloral hydrate and perfused with 4% paraformaldehyde.
After washing, cell colonies were fixed with 4% paraformaldehyde in PBS at 4[degrees]C for 1 hour.