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azo-

[′a·zō]
(organic chemistry)
A prefix indicating the group ‒N=N‒.
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E123 Amaranth Red azo used in tinned fruit pie fillings, cake, soup and trifle mixes and gravy granules.
Medicinal importance of azo compounds is also well documented because of their use as antineoplastics [8], antidiabetics, antiseptics [9], antibacterial [10] and antitumor [11].
High concentration of azo dyes is resistant to the conventional biological treatment.
It has been observed that azo dyes can reduce into aromatic amines in the digestive tract of mammals (Chung et al.
Several authors like Oforka and Oranusi (20) have reported decolorization of azo dyes like Ponceau 4R dye and carmoisine by Escherichia coli, the strain used in their study was originally obtained from the Department of Microbiology at the University of Port Harcourt in Nigeria and was isolated from the natural human intestinal flora.
In the trial, 83 South Korean women who had been suffering from urinary urgency and frequent urination for more than three months were randomly assigned to take Azo or a placebo every day.
Modified graphene quantum dots have been used in this research as nanocatalyst to synthesize azo dyes.
It has been found that purified forms of many azo dyes are directly mutagenic and carcinogenic (Chen, 2002).
Flint Group Pigments Raises Prices on Azo Pigments, Other Products
Brisbane Times reported the use of dyes with azo is already banned in Europe due to possible health risks, but not in Australia.
AZO Bladder Control is designed to provide a natural, drug-free option to help women with bladder dysfunction establish a healthy bladder routine, according to i-Health Inc.
72/M-IND/PER/7/2012, the Indonesian government began to enforce a mandatory Indonesian National Standard SNI 7617-2010 related to azo dyes and formaldehyde content in fabrics for baby and children's clothing effective February 06, 2013.