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.
Approaches using added paraformaldehyde look promising.
Brains were sliced coronally into 2 mm-thick slices and stained with 1% TTC for 15 min at 37[degrees]C and then fixed in 4% paraformaldehyde.
3]) monomer were synthesized based on classical benzoxazine system using on bisphenol A and paraformaldehyde.
After treatment of SOE, PFFs were placed onto a cover slip by centrifuge (Centurion Scientific Ltd, UK), fixed 4% paraformaldehyde solution for 15 min and then washed three times with PBS-T (0.
9,9-bis(4-hydroxyphenol)fluorene (BHPF) (98%), 4,4-diaminodiphenylmethane (MDA) (99%), paraformaldehyde (96%), allyamine (99%), and bisphenol A (99%) were purchased from Aladdin, aniline, xylene (boiling point: 137-142[degrees]C) were received from Tianjin Chemical.
We fixed cells by incubation with 2% paraformaldehyde in PBS for 20 min.
2]O), Ammonium dibasic phosphate, Polyethylene glycol, Calcium Chloride, Methanol, Minimum essential medium (MEM), Acetic acid, Paraformaldehyde were purchased from SIGMA Aldrich Company, Glutaraldehyde and Hen Lysozyme were purchased from Fluka.
Thereafter, a fixative of 2 [micro]L of 1% paraformaldehyde in phospate-buffered saline was added, followed by incubation at 5[degrees]C for 30 minutes.