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dimethyl sulfoxide

[‚dī′meth·əl səl′fäk‚sīd]
(organic chemistry)
(CH3)2SO A colorless liquid used as a local analgesic and anti-inflammatory agent, as a solvent in industry, and in laboratories as a medium for carrying out chemical reactions. Abbreviated DMSO.
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Dermal anaesthesia bu the topical application of tetracaine base dissolved in dimethyl sulphoxide. Ann N Y Acad Sci 1967;141:52431.
[sup][3],[4],[5] The combination of ethylene glycol (EG) plus dimethyl sulphoxide (DMSO) and EG plus 1,2-propanediol (PROH) are both effective in oocyte vitrification during clinical applications.
MTT is widely regarded as an indirect technique for checking cellular growth and proliferation as mitochondrial enzyme found in metabolically active cells catalyzes MTT oxidation, which gives purple or dark violet color product which is dissolved in dimethyl sulphoxide (DMSO).
The Influence of Dimethyl Sulphoxide on the Percentage of Apoptotic Cells during the Freezing Procedure.
Within 3 h post-inoculation of mice with the parasite (i.e., on day 0), treatment of the experimental groups was initiated by oral administration of the test extract, dissolved in an aqueous solution of 0.2% dimethyl sulphoxide (v/v) and diluted to a desired final volume with saline, at a dose of 500mg/kg body weight and treatment was done twice a day (at 8-h interval) for 4 days, up to day 3 post-infection.
Stannous octoate (Sn-oct, Sigma), Dicyclohexylcarbodiimide (DCC, FLUCA), 4-(dimethyl amino) pyridine (DMAP, FALUCA), dichloromethane (DCM), Dimethyl Sulphoxide (DMSO) and other chemicals used in the current investigation were of HPLC grade procured from Ranbaxy Fine Chemicals Ltd, India.
New insights of dimethyl sulphoxide effects (DMSO) on experimental in vivo models of nociception and inflammation.
Remarkable response of lipoid proteinosis to oral dimethyl sulphoxide. Br J Dermatol 1988;119(4):541-4.
As a preliminary investigation into cryopreservation of the gametes of this species we tested 5 cryoprotectant agent combinations for their ability to retain sperm motility: (1) 1 M trehalose and 5, 10 and 15% dimethyl sulphoxide (DMSO); (2) Hanks calcium-free balanced salt solution (C-F HBSS) and 5%, 10% and 15% DMSO; (3) C-F HBSS and 5, 10 and 15% propylene glycol (PG); (4) 1 M trehalose and an equal combination of DMSO and PG making up 5, 10, 15% total volume; and (5) C-F HBSS and an equal combination of DMSO and PG making up 5%, 10% and 15% total volume.
The etherification system recently developed by Nakano's group at Toyko University, employing finely powdered sodium hydroxide as base in dimethyl sulphoxide, was used by:
(1) Oral dimethyl sulphoxide, d- penicillamine, etretinate have been tired.