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  • n. Plural form of latex.


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  • Also in the early 1980s Dr. Myers documented the economic value of species and their genetic resources as start-point materials for pharmaceuticals including anti-cancer drugs, new foods, natural pesticides, and raw materials for industry ranging from oils and gums to plastics and latexes.

    Contributor: Norman Myers

  • Humans have chewed on gums, resins, and latexes secreted by various plants for thousands of years.

    On Food and Cooking, The Science and Lore of the Kitchen

  • GOPALACHARI, R. and SIDDIQUI, S. (1949b) Triterpenic compounds isolated from Euphorbia latexes.

    Chapter 5

  • Lubrizol's Louisville plant makes Vycar latexes used in textile coatings, paper, paints and graphic arts applications.

    Jacksonville Business News - Local Jacksonville News | Jacksonville Business Journal

  • Others are sourcing their latexes and other paint ingredients overseas.

    Purchasing - Top Stories

  • The lead article by Thomas Learner, G. C.I.'s senior scientist, had already set the worrying tone by not only pointing out the ill-conceived use of cellulosic plastics by and Pevsner, but also the folly of Hesse's signature employment of untested polyester resins and synthetic latexes.

    ArtsJournal: Daily Arts News

  • Chicle gum, and gum made from similar latexes, had a smoother and softer texture and held flavor better.

    The Big Apple

  • Federal Trade Commission (FTC) approval for its purchase of Rohm and Haas, which is also a big producer of acrylic acid and latexes.

    Chemical & Engineering News: Latest News

  • And U.S. paint manufacturers who purchase latexes in Asia, he adds, have to pay a premium in transportation costs because of the long distances involved and the heavy water content (about 50%) of most latexes.

    Purchasing - Top Stories

  • Rohm and Haas is the largest U.S. producer of acrylic acid and is also a major producer of latexes for paint and other applications.

    Chemical & Engineering News: Latest News


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