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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.
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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
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pro′pylene gly′col



n.
a colorless, viscous, hygroscopic liquid, C3H8O, used as a lubricant, an antifreeze, and a solvent.
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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
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propylene glycol

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During this period, a hetero fermentative LAB converted lactate into acetate and other secondary products such as 1,2-propanediol and a trace amount of ethanol [19], which decreased the lactate proportion during ensiling.
The VOCs released by the water-based paint were primarily ethylene glycol and 1,2-propanediol. Ethylene giycoi is mainly used in paint as a solvent to dissolve or disperse the film-forming substances into a uniform, liquid state to facilitate the construction of the film.
Ruddick, "Toxicology, metabolism, and biochemistry of 1,2-propanediol," Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology, vol.
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).
Final concentrations of betaine and 1,2-propanediol up to 2.5 mol/L, DMSO and glycerol up to 10%, and formamide up to 7.5% (v/v) were examined.
Complex formation and kinetic analyses of 1,2-propanediol and 1,2-butanediol," Journal of Physical Chemistry A, vol.
In this work, AgNWs were synthesized through reducing silver nitrate (AgN[O.sub.3]) with 1,2-propanediol (Sample 1) and ethylene glycol (EG) (Samples 2 and 3) in the presence of polyvinylpyrrolidone (PVP) as the surfactant which can direct the growth of AgNWs and protect them from aggregation.
Following the initial fMRI measurement, all participants had to choose four of six odors to perform the olfactory training: cinnamon (cinnamaldehyde; 30% v/v dissolved in 1,2-propanediol); vanilla (vanillin; 1g dissolved in 1mL 1,2-propanediol); orange (orange oil); rose (phenylethyl alcohol; PEA); menthol; and banana (isoamyl acetate; 1% v/v dissolved in 1,2-propanediol).
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.