from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A salt of cacodylic (dimethyl arsenic) acid.

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  • noun organic chemistry Any salt or ester of cacodylic acid


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  • = -- These are arsenite of potash (Fowler's solution), cacodylate of sodium, and arsenite of copper (Scheele's green), the last frequently used for colouring dresses and wall-papers.

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  • (Académie de Médecine, July 24, 1900) elaborates arsenic and iodine, which nourish the skin and hair; he found that the administration of sodium cacodylate to young women produced abundant growth of hair on head.

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  • More than a year afterward hypodermic injections of sodium cacodylate were attempted with apparent success, though the swellings continued.

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  • For immunolabeling, mouse cardiomyocyte suspension was fixed in 2% paraformaldehyde/0. 1% glutaraldehyde in 0.1 M cacodylate buffer pH7. 4 at room temperature for ~2-3 h.

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  • For electron microscopy membrane ultrastructure, cells were fixed in Karnovsky's fixative (1% paraformaldehyde/3% Glutaraldehyde in 0.1 M Sodium cacodylate buffer, pH 7.4) at room temperature for 30 min before being stored at 4°C.

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  • CEM cells, untreated or treated with anti-Fas (30 or 60 min), were fixed in 2. 5% cacodylate-buffered (0.2 M, pH 7.2) glutaraldehyde for 20 min at RT and post-fixed in 1% OsO

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  • The cell pellets were post-fixed with 2% osmium tetroxide in sodium cacodylate buffer for 1 to

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  • Bacterial cultures were harvested and fixed with a fixation solution containing 2% formaldehyde and 2% glutaraldehyde, 0.2 M sucrose in 0.1 M cacodylate (pH 6.9) buffer.

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  • For scanning electron microscopy (SEM) and semi-thin sections specimens were fixed in 2. 5% glutaraldehyde in a mixture of 0.4 M cacodylate buffer and seawater (1: 4: 5; 1120 mOsm) and post-fixed in 2% OsO

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  • Cocrystals were obtained from solutions containing 14% PEG 5000 monomethyl ether (w/v) (MME), 200 mM potassium acetate, 100 mM NaCl and 100 mM sodium cacodylate (pH 6.3).

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