pentaerythritol tetranitrate


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pentaerythritol tetranitrate

(pĕn″tă-ĕ-rĭth′rĭ-tŏl)
An organic nitrate drug used in treating angina pectoris.
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Murthy, "No evidence of toxicity or carcinogenicity of pentaerythritol tetranitrate given in the diet to F344 rats and B6C3F1 mice for up to two years," Journal of Applied Toxicology, vol.
Whipple, "Thermal decomposition of pentaerythritol tetranitrate," Propellants, Explosives,
Sequence and properties of pentaerythritol tetranitrate reductase from Enterobacter cloacae PB2.
Both bombs were concealed within computer printers, where the ink cartridges were packed with pentaerythritol tetranitrate, or PETN, and wired to cell phones with the SIM cards removed.
And do it manually -- scanners can't detect the well-hidden pentaerythritol tetranitrate".
THE two bombs contained PETN, or pentaerythritol tetranitrate.
Highly potent explosive pentaerythritol tetranitrate - PETN - had been tucked inside the printer's toner cartridge with wires linked to a mobile phone SIM card.
Security staff found printer cartridges with wires attached at cargo hubs at East Midlands Airport in the UK and Dubai, reportedly containing the powerful explosive PETN, or pentaerythritol tetranitrate.
The Nigerian trained with al-Qaeda in Yemen and on December 25 he tried to detonate a Pentaerythritol tetranitrate (PETN) plastique bomb in his underwear minutes before flight 253 landed in Detroit.
Federal Bureau of Investigation analysis has identified the explosive pentaerythritol tetranitrate (PETN) as the substance alleged to have been used in the attack on a Delta Air Lines Airbus A330-300 on 25 December.
The explosive PETN, pentaerythritol tetranitrate, that Mr.