cesium fluoride

cesium fluoride

[′sē·zē·əm ′flu̇r‚īd]
(inorganic chemistry)
CsF Toxic, irritating, deliquescent crystals with a melting point of 682°C; soluble in water and methanol; used in medicine, mineral water, and brewing.
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During the new process, the palladium catalyst removes a group of atoms called a triflate attached to the aromatic compound, then replaces it with a fluorine atom taken from a simple salt, such as cesium fluoride.
The activity of the other enzyme, adenylate cyclase, was substantially lower among the alcoholics than among the nonalcoholics after blood samples were exposed to cesium fluoride, a substance that stimulates this enzyme.
Furthermore, adenylate cyclase activity stimulated by cesium fluoride was abnormally low among 10 alcoholics in the sample who had abstained from alcohol for one to four years.