propylene glycol

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propylene glycol

n.
A colorless viscous hygroscopic liquid that is a vicinal diol, C3H8O2, used in antifreeze solutions, in hydraulic fluids, and as a solvent.

propylene glycol

n
(Elements & Compounds) a colourless viscous hydroscopic sweet-tasting compound used as an antifreeze and brake fluid. Formula: CH3CH(OH)CH2OH. Systematic name: 1,2-dihydroxypropane

pro′pylene gly′col



n.
a colorless, viscous, hygroscopic liquid, C3H8O, used as a lubricant, an antifreeze, and a solvent.
[1880–85]
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Noun1.propylene glycol - a sweet colorless, viscous, hygroscopic liquid used as an antifreeze and in brake fluid and also as a humectant in cosmetics and personal care items although it can be absorbed through the skin with harmful effects
antifreeze - a liquid added to the water in a cooling system to lower its freezing point
humectant - any substance that is added to another substance to keep it moist
Translations

propylene glycol

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Accumulation of 1,2-propanediol and enhancement of aerobic stability in whole crop maize silage inoculated with Lactobacillus buchneri.
Vitrification media kits comprised the MC kit (ethylene glycol [EG] plus 1,2-propanediol [PROH]), the KT kit (EG plus dimethyl sulphoxide [DMSO]), and the Modified kit (EG plus DMSO and PROH kit).
It has been experimentally shown that PocR protein activity is regulated in vitro by 1,2-propanediol molecules (Rondon & Escalante 1996).
7 (Hansen 2000) "Lignin" (Hansen and ~29 ~22 ~14 ~14 Bjorkman 1998) "Cellulose" (Hansen and ~29 ~17 ~17 ~16 Bjorkman 1998) (a) est = estimated based on difference between nonchlorinated 1-propanol and 1,2-propanediol.
Anaerobic conversion of lactic acid to acetic acid and 1,2-propanediol by Lactobacillus buchneri.
Complex formation and kinetic analyses of 1,2-propanediol and 1,2-butanediol," Journal of Physical Chemistry A, vol.
Additives such as betaine (1), (3), (5-9), DMSO (1), (3), (5), (6), (8), form-amide (1), (3), glycerol (1), (6), glycerin (7), BSA (3), non-ionic detergents such as Triton X-100 (1), nucleotide analogs 7-deaza dGTP (5-7), DTT (3), ethylene glycol (9), 1,2-propanediol (9), reducing compounds such as [beta]-mercapto-ethanol (3) and their combination have been utilized to optimize amplification.