dihydroxyacetone


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dihydroxyacetone

[¦dī‚hī¦dräk·sē′as·ə‚tōn]
(organic chemistry)
(HOCH2)2CO A colorless, crystalline solid with a melting point of 80°C; soluble in water and alcohol; used in medicine, fungicides, plasticizers, and cosmetics. Abbreviated DHA.
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laevis oocytes, yielding permeability for water, glycerol, dihydroxyacetone, and trivalent metalloids (Uzcategui et al.
Glycerol can cover possible conversion into useful products such as 1,3-propanediol, 1,2-propanediol, dihydroxyacetones, hydrogen, polyglycerols, succinic acid, polyesters, and ethanol.
Formulated with the Food and Drug Administration-approved ingredient dihydroxyacetone (DHA), the tanning lotions change the color of the skin temporarily.
For example, it can be used to encapsulate dihydroxyacetone (DHA) and amino acids to create sunless tanning products that also provide antiageing benefits.
Lignin was converted, in good yield, to brown viscous oil in supercritical water (Pd on C catalyst and a H2) [31], sugi wood gave mostly water-soluble saccharides [32], more exactly oligosaccharides, glucose, fructose, methylglyoxal, glycolaldehyde, dihydroxyacetone, erythrose, levoglucosan and 5-hydroxymethyl furfural [33], most of the residue consisted of products of lignin origin [32].
A spray nozzle administered a chilly stream of instant bronzing agent, aloe and dihydroxyacetone, or DHA, which is the sugar-derived chemical that makes you brown for a week.
These include skin dyes, avoiding tanning of skin around the lesions to make them less obvious, covering up with make-up, using self-tanning compounds containing dihydroxyacetone, which doesn't need melanocytes to cause a tan
Primary LPs generally contain, besides water, considerable amounts of acetic and formic acids, methanol, furfurylalcohol, levoglucosan, levoglucosenone, acetone, dihydroxyacetone, hydroxyacetaldehyde, furfural, acetoine, and phenolic pyrolytic liquid [6, 90, 91].
30) and degraded into dihydroxyacetone 3-phosphate plus hydrogen peroxide by glycerol-3-phosphate oxidase (EC 1.
The ingredients for Visage Naturel's sunless tanning solution are FDA-approved and contains the same solution, dihydroxyacetone, used in tanning salons.

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