isopropyl alcohol

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i·so·pro·pyl alcohol

A clear, colorless, flammable, mobile liquid, C3H8O, that is a secondary alcohol. It is used in antifreeze compounds, in lotions and cosmetics, and as a solvent for gums, shellac, and essential oils.

i′sopro′pyl al′cohol

a colorless, flammable liquid, C3H8O, used in antifreeze and rubbing alcohol and as a solvent.
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Noun1.isopropyl alcohol - alcohol used as antifreeze or a solvent
alcohol - any of a series of volatile hydroxyl compounds that are made from hydrocarbons by distillation

isopropyl alcohol

n alcohol isopropílico
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EKC virus is not adequately disinfected by 70% isopropyl alcohol, which many eye clinics routinely use.
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Wipe off grease, mildew or mold with a cleaning cloth dampened with isopropyl alcohol.
As seen in Table-1, the acidic order for compounds 3a, 3b, 3c, 3d, 3g and 3i is: isopropyl alcohol Greater than N,N-dimethyl formamide Greater than t-butyl alcohol Greater than acetonitrile, for compounds 3f and 3h is: isopropyl alcohol Greater than t-butyl alcohol Greater than N,N-dimethyl formamide Greater than acetonitrile, for compound 3e is: isopropyl alcohol Greater than t-butyl alcohol Greater than N,N-dimethyl formamide Greater than acetonitrile.
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This suggests that the freezing rate is more accurate than the isopropyl alcohol method, which is crucial if a cell line is to survive cryopreservation.
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