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barbital

[′bär·bə‚tȯl]
(organic chemistry)
C8H12N2O3 A compound crystallizing in needlelike form from water; has a faintly bitter taste; melting point 188-192°C; used to make sodium barbital, a long-duration hypnotic and sedative.
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For RIA, both calibrators and extracted plasma (150 [micro]L) were mixed with tracer peptide (3000 cpm) and antiserum (final dilution, 1:37 600) in 2000 [micro]L of 20 mmol/L barbital buffer (pH 8.
5 mL/L Tween 20; barbital buffer (Sigma), which was prepared as suggested by the manufacturer; and ELISA stop solution, 1 mol/L [H.
Fujimori H (1965) Potentiation of barbital hypnosis as an evaluation method for central nervous system depressant.