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 (sŭl′fə-nĭl′ə-mīd′, -mĭd)
A white, odorless crystalline sulfonamide, C6H8N2SO2, used in the treatment of various bacterial infections.


(Elements & Compounds) the US preferred spelling of sulphanilamide


(ˌsʌl fəˈnɪl əˌmaɪd, -mɪd)

a white, crystalline amide of sulfanilic acid, C6H8N2O2S, formerly used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
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Noun1.sulfanilamide - a white odorless crystalline sulfa drug; the parent compound of most of the sulfa drugs
sulfa, sulfa drug, sulfonamide, sulpha - antibacterial consisting of any of several synthetic organic compounds capable of inhibiting the growth of bacteria that require PABA
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An aliquot of the solution of each sample was removed and diluted with Griess reagent comprising of 1% sulfanilamide in 5% H3PO4, and 0.
Nitrite in the culture supernatants was mixed with the same volume of Griess reagent (1% sulfanilamide and 0.
It is reported that the co-administration of pyrimethamine and sulfanilamide caused reversible infertility in male Wistar rats.
Massengill's Elixir Sulfanilamide had caused the deaths of more than 100 people.
Then, in 1937, tragedy struck when a chemist produced a liquid formulation of sulfanilamide, a drug used to treat Streptococcal infections, by mixing it with ethylene glycol to produce a more palatable form.
Within 2 years, sulfanilamide and several derivative sulfa drugs were on the market.
400u l 1% sulfanilamide (prepared in 25% HCl) and 400u l 0.
By using a 96 well plate, 100 [micro]L of the Griess reagent (1% sulfanilamide, 0.
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Finally, the tragic Elixir Sulfanilamide disaster in 1937--where about 100 people died after ingesting improperly prepared, poisonous medicine--prompted Congress to make compromises to pass a bill.