polyacrylamide


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polyacrylamide

[¦päl·ē·ə′kril·ə·məd]
(organic chemistry)
(CH2CHCONH2)x A white, water-soluble high polymer based on acrylamide; used as a thickening or suspending agent in water-base formulations.
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The polyacrylamide solutions were added to the soil surface, in the manner described for turbidity experiments, by split method of application.
2012) An improved silver stain for the visualization of lipopolysaccharides on polyacrylamide gels.
A prospective study using a new bulking agent for the treatment of vesicoureteral reflux: Polyacrylamide hydrogel.
Laird DA (1997) Bonding between polyacrylamide and clay mineral surfaces.
Serum protein associated with myocardial infarction monitored by sodium dodecyle sulfate polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis and two-dimensional gel electrophoresis showed that proteins a, b, c and e appears simultaneously ~ 30 hours after infarction, reached maximum intensity after 48 hours and progressively declined thereafter, protein d sometime appears within 18 hours of infarction [4].
Therefore, if the gel acquires a tiny crack as it stretches, the polyacrylamide grid helps to spread the pulling force over a large area, tugging on the alginate's ionic bonds and unzipping them here and there.
The chemical properties and the physical properties for alum and ferric chloride coagulants used for the coagulation process are tabulated in Table 2 and the physical properties of the polyacrylamide coagulant aid used in the flocculation process is also tabulated in Table 2.
The settling rate is comparable to conventional polyacrylamide and its derivatives" says Xu.
Investigations of the components of various bulk leaf proteins by electrophoresis on polyacrylamide gels (Takayama et al.
Keywords: Bacillus subtilis, immobilization, Micrococcus luteus, polyacrylamide gel.
Polyacrylamide is a condensation polymer which has very useful properties.
Amendments such as gypsum (or phosphogypsum, PG) and anionic polyacrylamide (PAM) have been used to prevent seal formation, runoff, and erosion from a range of soils exposed to rainstorms with various properties and/or cultivation histories (Shainberg et al.