acetolysis


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acetolysis

[‚as·ə′täl·ə·səs]
(organic chemistry)
Decomposition of an organic molecule through the action of acetic acid or acetic anhydride.
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After acetolysis, the pollen voucher specimens were mounted on slides with glycerine and deposited in the collection of the laboratory of paleoecology of the Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Medellin (Table 1).
At the end of each exposure time, the lady beetles were frozen to death; the next day the legs and wings were removed (in the case of adults) to reduce the amount of residue after the insects underwent acetolysis, which was conducted in the same place where the floral buds also underwent acetolysis procedure, using the same method.
We demonstrated the usefulness of the precipitin-inhibition assay using mannooligosaccharides obtained from mannan by acetolysis for the structural identification of epitopes, 10),11) and found that mannohexaoses, Man[alpha]1-2Man[alpha]1-2Man[alpha]1-2Man[alpha]1-2Mancd-2Man and Man[alpha]1-3Man[alpha]1-2Man[alpha]1-2Man[alpha]1-2Man[alpha]1-2Man, are the strongest epitopes for the C.
The floral origin of honeybee-collected pollen pellets Was identified by color and light microscope examination by palynological analysis according to the acetolysis method [9].
Success in identification can be improved by using acetolysis on the pollen grains prior to mounting them on slides (Kearns and Inouye, 1993).
Of the thirty-nine sediment samples taken from Pit C, twenty were processed according to standard Erdtman acetolysis procedures, following carbonate removal with 10% HCI.
For pollen analysis a dried sample of 50 mg was treated with 10% HCl, followed by the standard acetolysis of Moore & Webb (1978).
Next, each sample was washed with distilled water, centrifuged and then extraneous organic material was oxidized using the acetolysis process consisting of a mixture of sulfuric acid and acetic anhydride (Erdtman 1960).
0 cm of sediment depth were prepared for pollen analysis using standard KOH, HF, and acetolysis procedures (Berglund and Ralska-Jasiewiczowa 1986).
To obtain a pure sample of spores, the flowers were oxidized through acetolysis (Elmqvist et al.