chromic oxide


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chromic oxide

[¦krō·mik ′äk‚sīd]
(inorganic chemistry)
Cr2O3 A dark green, amorphous powder, forming hexagonal crystals on heating that are insoluble in water or acids; used as a pigment to color glass and ceramic ware and as a catalyst. Also known as chrome green.
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The percentage of chromic oxide in test diets and feces are shown in Table 2.
Digestibility determination in fish using chromic oxide marking and analysis of contents from different segments of the gastrointestinal tract.
Shigeno, "Oxidation pathway of chromic oxide in chromite soda charge", Omori, Tohoru University, Sandai Japan, 34 (12), 38 - 46 (1992).
Chromic oxide was used as an inert marker at 1% inclusion level in the reference diet.
Furakawa A and H Tsukahara On the acid digestion method of the determination of chromic oxide as an index substance in the study of digestibility of fish feed.
The site now focuses on producing chromic oxide, which is used to manufacture metallurgical grade chrome alloys for use in jet turbines and pigments for ceramics.
Other major diet ingredients were barley, wheat, soybean meal and canola meal, and chromic oxide was added as an inert marker.
In another technique, the scientists give the cows gel capsules of chromic oxide, a harmless substance that passes undigested through the animals.
The trial consisted of two overlapping sections: (i) the first section was comprised of assessment of growth performance in terms of weight gain and feed conversion ratio (FCR) (ii) Second section was consisted of assessment of the nutrient digestibility of the test and reference diets which was determined indirectly by using chromic oxide as an inert marker.