trichloroacetic acid


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trichloroacetic acid

 [tri-klor″o-ah-se´tik]
a strong acid used as a protein precipitant in clinical chemistry and also as a caustic in chemabrasion and for removing warts.

tri·chlor·o·a·ce·tic ac·id

(trī-klōr'ō-ă-sē'tik as'id),
Agent used as an astringent antiseptic in 1-5% solution or as an escharotic for venereal and other warts; a widely used protein precipitant.

trichloroacetic acid

/tri·chlo·ro·ace·tic ac·id/ (tri-klor″o-ah-se´tik) an extremely caustic acid, used in clinical chemistry to precipitate proteins and applied topically in chemabrasion and to remove warts.

trichloroacetic acid

(trī-klôr′ō-ə-sē′tĭk)
n. Abbr. TCA
A colorless, deliquescent, corrosive, crystalline compound, C2HCl3O2, used as a herbicide and topically as an astringent and antiseptic.

trichloroacetic acid

Dermatology An astringent antiseptic used as a exfoliant for Pts with extensive actinic keratosis

tri·chlor·o·a·ce·tic ac·id

(TCA) (trī-klōr'ō-ă-sē'tik as'id)
Agent used as an astringent antiseptic in 1-5% solution or as an escharotic for venereal and other warts.

trichloroacetic acid

an extremely caustic acid, CCl3COOH, used as a topical caustic for local destruction of lesions and as a protein precipitating agent.
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Safety of the drug was observed in 21 (70%) patients in trichloroacetic acid group, while adapalene group drug was safe in 29 (96.
The globules are resistant to extraction by ethanols, butanols, chloroform, ether, xylene, 5% trichloroacetic acid and 5 N HCl, which suggests that they consist of highly condensed and sequestered proteins that are related to enzymic processing and subsequent excretion of ingested food materials.
Warts are currently being treated by freezing, electrocautery, surgery, laser removal, or drugs such as podophyllin, interferon, or trichloroacetic acid.
After that, trichloroacetic acid was added to the tube, the supernatant was discarded and the precipitate was washed three times with ethyl acetate solution.
There are various treatment modalities available for pseudocysts like incisional drainage followed by chemical obliteration methods, such as intra-cartilaginous trichloroacetic acid or intra-lesional corticosteroids and mechanical obliteration methods such as pressure dressing with button bolsters or compression suture therapy.
Comparative efficacy of 20% trichloroacetic acid and 50% glycolic acid peels in treatment of recalcitrant melasma.
Superficial chemical peels penetrate only the epidermis; examples include 70% glycolic acid, salicylic acid, 50% resorcinol, Jessner's solution, and trichloroacetic acid 10%-20%.
Reagents: Trichloroacetic acid bathophenanthroline (47-diphenyl-110-phenanthroline) dithiothreitol cysteine citric acid ascorbic acid oxalic acid sodium carbonate Folin-Ciocalteu reagent ABTS (22'-azino- bis(3-ethylbenzothiazoline-6-sulphonic acid) potassium persulphate Trolox (6-hydroxy-2578- tetramethylchroman-2-carboxylic acid) and methanol were purchased from Sigma-Aldrich (Munich Germany) and gallic acid was acquired from Merck (Darmstadt Germany).
6) and treated with 5% trichloroacetic acid (TCA) solution at 100C for 20 min.
Following carbomylation, detritylation using 3% trichloroacetic acid liberated the 5'-hydroxyl group.