arsenic acid


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arsenic acid

[är′sen·ik ′as·əd]
(inorganic chemistry)
H3 AsO4·½H2O White, poisonous crystals, soluble in water and alcohol; used in manufacturing insecticides, glass, and arsenates and as a defoliant. Also known as orthoarsenic acid.
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Total urinary arsenic concentrations were measured using inductively coupled plasma dynamic reaction cell-mass spectrometry on an ELAN DRC II ICPMS or PerkinElmer ELAN 6100 DRC plus (PerkinElmer SCIEX, Concord, ON, Canada); arsenic species and metabolites (arsenous acid, arsenic acid, MMA, DMA, arsenobetaine, and arsenocholine) were measured using high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC).
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Environmental Protection Agency Region 5 (R5) and the Children's Study (CS) in Minnesota were analyzed for total arsenic, arsenate [As(V)], arsenite, dimethyl arsenic acid (DMA), monomethyl arsenic acid (MMA), arsenobetaine (AsB), and arsenocholine.