perfluorocarbon love



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  • n. Any compound formally derived from a hydrocarbon by replacing each hydrogen atom with one of fluorine

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  • n. a powerful greenhouse gas emitted during the production of aluminum


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  • The first is a synthetic chemical called a perfluorocarbon, or PFC, which would not risk contamination by bloodborne pathogens.

    The Quest For Artificial Blood

  • Hirschl RB, Fox W, Glick PL, Greenspan J, Smith K, Thompson A, Adzick NS: A prospective, randomized trial of perfluorocarbon-induced lung growth (PILG) in newborns with congenital diaphragmatic hernia.

    CHOP congenital diaphragmatic hernia publications

  • The wakeful bits, when he manages to force open his eyes and peer myopically through the perfluorocarbon liquid, are fuzzy and surreal and punctuated by stabs of fear and helpless anger.

    Sagittarius Whorl

  • According to a research report submitted to the Justice Department .pdf, the perfluorocarbon tracers can "permeate closed doors and windows, containers and luggage," and even give you away for a while after a tagged item is removed.


  • Tracer Detection Technology Corp. marks targets with a paraffin wax crayon, filled with a perfluorocarbon , a thermally-stable compound used in everything from refrigerators to cosmetics.


  • The company has developed a proprietary perfluorocarbon PFC therapeutic oxygen carrier product called Oxycyte

  • The research will be conducted by Aurum using Oxygen's proprietary Oxycyte(R) PFC (perfluorocarbon) emulsion in combination with Aurum's proprietary Glasgow Oxygen Level Dependent (GOLD) Magnetic Resonance Imaging techniques.

  • The company has developed a proprietary perfluorocarbon PFC therapeutic oxygen carrier product called Oxycyte that is being formulated for both intravenous and topical delivery.

  • Effect of oxygen breathing and perfluorocarbon emulsion treatment on air bubbles in adipose tissue during decompression sickness.

    SpaceRef Top Stories

  • In both studies, researchers released plumes of sulfur hexafluoride, a common tracer gas used for indoor and outdoor air testing, and perfluorocarbon gas, which is used in eye surgery and other medical applications.

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