glutaraldehyde love

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A water-soluble oily liquid, OHC(CH2)3CHO, containing two aldehyde groups, used in tanning leather and as a fixative for biological tissues.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The chemical substance having the IUPAC name pentane-1,5-dial, a toxic liquid with a pungent odor.
  • n. Any specific preparation or solution of glutaraldehyde.

Etymologies

glutar(ic acid) (gluten + -aric probably as in tartaric acid) + aldehyde.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From glutar- +‎ aldehyde; compare glutaric acid, glutaryl, glutarate. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has stated that if the final product has come in contact with synthetic agent glutaraldehyde, then it cannot be called "natural," which they define as meaning no artificial or synthetic ingredients were added.

    The whole truth about high-fructose corn syrup

  • Food and Drug Administration has stated that if the final product has come in contact with synthetic agent glutaraldehyde, then it cannot be called "natural," which they define as meaning no artificial or synthetic ingredients were added.

    The whole truth about high-fructose corn syrup

  • Be careful not to get the glutaraldehyde on your skin as it may cause an irritation.

    Archive 2004-12-01

  • Carefully add 0.1 ml of 25% w/v glutaraldehyde to the protein solution.

    Archive 2004-12-01

  • Safety note: The following makes use of glutaraldehyde, a bifunctional cross-linking reagent that reacts with lysine residues on the exterior of the proteins.

    Archive 2004-12-01

  • Ingredients may include hydrochloric acid (initiates cracks), methanol (inhibits corrosion), glutaraldehyde (kills bacteria), and ethylene glycol (winterizes product).

  • Mixtures of paraformaldehyde + glutaraldehyde reduced average centroid sizes by 2-3%.

    BioMed Central - Latest articles

  • Does anyone know of someone who developed cancer while working with glutaraldehyde in a dialysis unit?

    Yahoo! Answers: Latest Questions

  • The chemicals include hydrochloric acid, glutaraldehyde, ethylene glycol, methanol, ethanol, propargyl alcohol, sodium hydroxide and n-alkyl dimethyl benzyl ammonium chloride.

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  • They include hydrochloric or muriatic acids and glutaraldehyde, a substance that is used as a medical device sterilizer that can cause asthma, nosebleeds, headaches and nausea.

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