perfluorochemical

perfluorochemical

[pər¦flür·ō′kem·ə·kəl]
(organic chemistry)
A hydrocarbon in which all the hydrogen atoms have been replaced by fluorine.
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Finally two--among many--bills involving perfluorochemical groundwater contamination passed, though both were "watered down," said the Sierra Club's Corkery.
Public health assessment: Perfluorochemical contamination in Lake Elmo and Oakdale, Washington.
Chou, "Liquid perfluorochemical inhibits inducible nitric oxide synthase expression and nitric oxide formation in lipopolysaccharide-treated RAW 264.7 macrophages," Journal of Pharmacological Sciences, vol.
Perfluorochemical liquid ventilation: from the animal laboratory to the intensive care unit.
Even though she was no longer a state employee, Oliaei, the Rachel Carson of the Upper Mississippi, completed a hefty report for the Minnesota Senate's Environment Committee titled "Investigation of Perfluorochemical (PFC) Contamination in Minnesota, Phase One." In June 2006, Corrigan announced her resignation from the MPCA.
The pancreases were preserved for no more than 8 hours by a two-layer method in which the pancreas is placed between a lower layer containing perfluorochemical and an upper layer containing the University of Wisconsin (UW) organ preservation solution.
Oxygent (perflubron emulsion) is a patent-protected, stable, and concentrated perfluorochemical (PFC)-based synthetic oxygen therapeutic developed by Alliance, which has been evaluated in late-stage clinical studies for avoidance of red blood cell transfusions during surgery.
The powder is reconstituted with water to form an osmotically stabilized suspension of microscopic spheres, or "microspheres", containing a perfluorochemical (perflexane) vapor and physiologic gases.
Oxygent is a sterile perfluorochemical emulsion that does not contain human or animal blood components.
More on the performance of the IL282 CO-oximeter in the presence of perfluorochemical emulsion, Fluosol-DA [Letter].
Investigation of Perfluorochemical (PFC) Contamination in Minnesota Phase One, Report to Senate Environment Committee.