dimethicone

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dimethicone

[dī′meth·ə‚kōn]
(pharmacology)
CH3[Si(CH3)2O]Si(CH3)3 A colorless oil consisting of dimethylsiloxane polymers; used in ointments and topical drugs.
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He, "Pure-and Mixed-Gas Permeation Properties of Polydimethylsiloxane for Hydrocarbon/Methane and Hydrocarbon/Hydrogen Separation," J.
This paper describes the first demonstration of temperature control and flow sensing of fluids using integrated circuit (IC)-based microheating elements embedded in microchannels molded in polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS).
The 100 [micro]m polydimethylsiloxane provided the highest analytical sensitivity for the trifluoroacetyl derivative of 9-hydroxyphenanthrene, while the 70 [micro]m Carbowax[TM]/divinylbenzene provided the next best analytical sensitivity and a simpler chromatogram with less derivatization byproducts.
The level of low molecular weight siloxanes (LMWS), both cyclic and linear, that persist in the polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS) used to make the silicone gel and elastomer shell of a breast implant is in the range of [less than or equal to] 0.
Another one is hydrophobic polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS) with methyl siloxane co-methyl 1-ethanol siloxane side chains which is designated PMES-PDMS developed in the group of Prof.
Human immune response to polydimethylsiloxane (silicone): screening studies in a breast implant population.
Its heart is a gas collector, a thin silica fiber coated with polydimethylsiloxane.
Ethanol was replaced by polydimethylsiloxane in 1989.
As a single-use consumable, the HeatWave chip builds on the success of RainDance's existing polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS) design and provides a consistent, scalable and simple workflow for life science research applications, such as targeted next-generation sequencing, rare cancer mutation detection and genetic screening.
It can also replace specialty silicones such as polydimethylsiloxane, which is inert, non-toxic, optically clear, and has good rheological properties.