paraffin oil


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paraffin oil

[′par·ə·fən ‚ȯil]
(materials)
A viscous, pale to yellow oil made from petroleum; used as a lubricant, medicine, and leather dressing.
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This was probably because short chains of LDPE filled the spaces between UPE chains in the UL blending gels, which would help to hold paraffin oil and hamper the solid-liquid separation.
Following IVF, the surrounded cumulus cells and spermatozoa were removed from the oocytes and the oocytes were cultured in LP-PDMS MWs individually with mSOFM covered with paraffin oil at 39[degrees]C in 5% C[O.sub.2], 5% [O.sub.2], and 90% [N.sub.2] with high humidity.
The tip of a disposable syringe was oriented towards the antenna from a distance of 1 cm, and then 20 [micro]L of stimulus dissolved in paraffin oil at the desired dose (from the lowest to the highest) was loaded on a filter paper strip.
Four ml of cell suspension (5x[10.sup.4] cell/ml) and 0.5 ml of edible paraffin oil (nanoparticle carrier) were mixed and divided into 2 equal portions in a 10 ml test tube.
Eight tenders for the supply of (a) wax, (b) paraffin oil, (c) emulsifying materials, (d) naphthenic mineral oil, (e) aluminum grains, (f) sodium nitrite, sodium nitrate and sodium acetate, (g) calcium nitrate & adhesive materials made of ethylene.
Take three large garlic cloves and blend with six tablespoons of medicinal paraffin oil.
Hosseini explained about the procedure in which the electrode was produced, and said, "We synthesized the carbon paste containing carbon nanotube by mixing graphite powder, paraffin oil and multi-walled carbon nanotube.
"Paraffin Oil" was a brand name and other uses of the wax included waterproof papers, wound dressings (like Vaseline) and in matches.
Specialty Chemical includes calcium chloride, calcium chloride (flakes), chlorinated paraffin oil (CPW), ferric chloride, magnesium carbonate, magnesium chloride, nickel chloride, poly aluminum chloride and sulphonated chlorinated paraffin wax.
The shelf life study reveal that the survibility of Trichoderma & Bacillus in paraffin oil was better than other formulation with 4 x [10.sup.8] Cfu/ml.
In 1867 German industrial chemist Robert Graesser set up a plant at Plas Kynaston to extract paraffin oil and wax from shale quarried locally, later expanding to produce phenol, acids and coal tar.
In vitro, 2.5 ml of the essential oil diluted at different concentrations, from 10% to 0.03%, in paraffin oil were added to Petri dishes containing all motile stages of P.