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(Chemistry) (modifier) of, consisting of, or containing the group of atoms (CH3)2CH-, derived from propane: an isopropyl group or radical.


(ˌaɪ səˈproʊ pɪl)

the univalent group C3H7, an isomer of the propyl group.
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The Global Isopropyl Alcohol Industry Report 2015 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the isopropyl alcohol industry.
Although ALMA had only 20 dishes up and running when Arnaud Belloche and colleagues scanned Sagittarius B2 in 2012, the observatory had high enough resolution to detect the signals of isopropyl cyanide.
A senior research associate at the Centre for Radiophysics and Space Research in Cornell, Rob Garrod said that this was the first interstellar detection of a molecule made as the carbon of the isopropyl cyanide had branched away.
But the carbon structure of isopropyl cyanide branches off, making it the first interstellar detection of such a molecule, says Rob Garrod, Cornell senior research associate at the Center for Radiophysics and Space Research.
The "homemade liquor" in question was unavailable for analysis in this case, but a gas chromatography analysis of the patient's serum identified acetone (37 mg/dL) and isopropyl alcohol (14 mg/dL).
The company says HDPE pipe installers can now choose 96% Isopropyl Alcohol Presaturated E-Fusion Prep Wipes in 4 x 3 inches or 8 x 6 inches lint-free, single-use packages and 8.
The system is designed to provide a higher level of protection from a wider range of biological and chemical cabin air contaminants, such as SARS and avian flu, as well as a reduction in the concentrations of carbon monoxide, benzene, methanol and isopropyl alcohol in the re-circulated cabin air.
The use of 70% isopropyl alcohol to prepare the site of skin puncture for reagent strip blood glucose testing has been reported to produce falsely elevated blood glucose levels.
Which solvent do you think will best dissolve sugar: water, isopropyl alcohol, or vegetable oil?
The ready-to-use formula with isopropyl alcohol and a four-chain quaternary compound has a surface-contact time of five minutes to disinfect.
Hartley Wilprint will no longer need isopropyl alcohol in any stage of the printing process.
The reaction conditions of oxidation of 2-acetylfuran by isopropyl nitrite and hydrolysis by acids were important factors to the total yield.