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pristane

[′pri‚stān]
(organic chemistry)
C19H40 A liquid soluble in such organic solvents as ether, petroleum ether, benzene, chloroform, and carbon tetrachloride; used as a lubricant, as an oil in transformers, and as an anticorrosion agent. Also known as norphytane.
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SLE, Pristane induced lupus prone mice, Gluten containing diet, Autoimmunity.
The total ion chromatogram (TIC) extracted from GCFID of oily sludge from T1 to T6 composed of n-alkanes ranged from nC10 to nC34 with traces of isoprenoids such as pristane and phytane.
Induction of Lupus-associated Autoantibodies in BALB/c Mice by Intraperitoneal Injection of Pristane.
Mice were separated into two groups: pristane induced lupus (PIL) group which received a single intraperitoneal injection of 0.
Key words: Rheumatoid arthritis, Pristane, Thymoquinone, Methotrexate, Total leukocyte count.
Pristane (synthetic mineral oil) is often used to induce arthritis in rats with interesting immunological and genetic features.
In addition, 5 of 20 volunteers living in the exposed area and 1 of 25 controls had detectable pristane, phytane, and/ or pristanic acid in their blood.
34]), pristane, and phytane were analyzed by gas chromatography (HP-5980) in the splitless mode with flame ionization detection (FID).
Anaerobic Degradation of Pristane in Nitrate-Reducing Microcosms and Enrichment Cultures.
Subsequent laboratory analyses of the Maglia-1 oil samples by 'Geotechnical Services' have confirmed a low pristane to phytane ratio and the presence of norhopanes in the biomarker fraction, which is typical of a carbonate based source.
Intervenciones: Se empleo el modelo de artritis inducida, por la administracion de 200 uL de pristane en la base de la cola de las ratas.
The ratios of dibenzothiophene to phenantrene and pristane to phytane as indicators of depositional environment and lithology of petroleum source rocks".