silica gel

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silica gel

n.
Amorphous silica that resembles fine white sand and is used as a drying and dehumidifying agent, as a catalyst and catalyst carrier, as an anticaking agent in cosmetics, and in chromatography.

silica gel

n
(Elements & Compounds) an amorphous form of silica capable of absorbing large quantities of water: used in drying gases and oils, as a carrier for catalysts and an anticaking agent for cosmetics

sil′ica gel`



n.
a highly adsorbent gelatinous form of silica, used chiefly as a dehumidifying and dehydrating agent.
[1915–20]
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Noun1.silica gel - a porous form of silica that is highly absorbent
colloid - a mixture with properties between those of a solution and fine suspension
Translations

silica gel

nKieselgel nt

silica gel

ngel m inv di silice
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GLOXIL WW is a silicagel modified with a special additive.
Extracts were prepared according to above, and spotted onto a pre-coated silicagel TLC plate together with authentic sipeimine, peimisine, peimine, peiminine and the extract from positive control herb.
TLC plates were prepared from 10 | l of extract solution (10 mg/ml in methanol) on silicagel 60 F254 plates (aluminum), developed in hexane-ethyl acetate (1:1) as mobile phase.
12]-benzo[a]pyrene), extracted via accelerated solvent extraction, purified by silicagel column chromatography and gel permeation chromatography, concentrated to 250 [mu] L, solvent exchanged into tetradecane, and spiked with a recovery standard (50 ng of [d.
071 mm), and the certified reference standard materials, as received, were dried in an oven at 105[degrees]C until a constant weight was reached, and stored over silicagel in a desiccator.
This eliminates the need for batch PVPP or Silicagel dosing and the associated costs of labor, time and product waste during tank handling," Dr.
2] rotors, and stored under silicagel prior to NMR measurement, in order to prevent rehydration.