propylene glycol

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propylene glycol

[′prō·pə‚lēn ′glī‚kȯl]
(organic chemistry)
CH3CHOHCH2OH A viscous, colorless liquid, miscible with water, alcohol, and many solvents; boils at 188°C; used as a chemical intermediate, antifreeze, solvent, lubricant, plasticizer, and bactericide.
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Thus, it was shown that nickel nanoparticles resulting from the reduction of nickel formate in diethylene glycol, 1,2-propylene glycol, and 1,5-pentanediol do not possess a wire-like shape (Figure 6).
Caption: FIGURE 6: TEM image of nickel nanoparticles synthesized by reduction of nickel formate in 1,2-propylene glycol with hydrazine hydrate at 130[degrees]C.
This work is an attempt to synthesize and characterize a series of block copolymers based on NR soft segments and polyurethane hard segments formed by the reaction of 1,2-propylene glycol with toluene diisocyanate.