acetanilide


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acetanilide

[‚a·səd′an·ə‚līd]
(organic chemistry)
An odorless compound in the form of white, shining, crystalline leaflets or a white, crystalline powder with a melting point of 114-116°C; soluble in hot water, alcohol, ether, chloroform, acetone, glycerol, and benzene; used as a rubber accelerator, in the manufacture of dyestuffs and intermediates, as a precursor in penicillin manufacture, and as a painkiller.
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The estimation of acetanilide and its metabolic products, aniline, N-acetyl p-aminophenol and p-amino-phenol, free and total conjugated, in biological fluids and tissues.
Bromo Seltzer had acetanilide for the pain, bicarbonate to relieve excess stomach acidity and sodium bromide to calm those jumpy nerves.
Using the same mouse strains, ongoing studies in our laboratory have shown that PAP oxidized metabolites at the aniline moiety (66) and oxidized acetanilide metabolites (67) were present in the animals' urine after intraperitoneal administration of [sup.
Nine compounds were studied: 4-hydroxybenzaldehyde, salicylaldehyde, acetanilide, 4-hydroxycoumarin, 7-hydroxycoumarin, indole-3, carboxaldehyde, salicylic acid, cinnamic acid and 2-hydroxy cinnamic acid.
The two companies have also agreed to establish a partnership for the production of acetochlor at Monsanto's large scale acetanilide facility at Muscatine, Iowa, and from which both partners will have equal access to the acetochlor capacity.