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barbital

[′bär·bə‚tȯl]
(organic chemistry)
C8H12N2O3 A compound crystallizing in needlelike form from water; has a faintly bitter taste; melting point 188-192°C; used to make sodium barbital, a long-duration hypnotic and sedative.
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Intravenous diazepam achieved quicker sedation of patients, compared with rectal paraldehyde in one study, and there was no difference in sedation times between intramuscular diazepam and oral barbital in another, said Dr.
Stock buffer was composed of 10 mmol/L sodium barbital, 2 mmol/L potassium phosphate monobasic, and 383 mmol/L sodium chloride.
Calibrators were prepared from synthetic proCNP 1-10-Ala-Ala-AlaAla-Tyr in 20 mmol/L barbital buffer (pH 8.
5 mL/L Tween 20; barbital buffer (Sigma), which was prepared as suggested by the manufacturer; and ELISA stop solution, 1 mol/L [H.