hydriodic acid

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hy·dri·od·ic acid

A clear, colorless or pale yellow aqueous solution of hydrogen iodide, HI, that is a strong acid and reducing agent.

hydriodic acid

(Chemistry) the colourless or pale yellow aqueous solution of hydrogen iodide: a strong acid
[C19: from hydro- + iodic]

hy′dri•od′ic ac′id

(ˌhaɪ driˈɒd ɪk)
a colorless corrosive liquid, HI, an aqueous solution of hydrogen iodide.
[1810–20; hydr-2 + iodic]
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Noun1.hydriodic acid - (HI) a colorless or yellow aqueous solution of hydrogen iodide; "hydriodic acid is a strong acid"
acid - any of various water-soluble compounds having a sour taste and capable of turning litmus red and reacting with a base to form a salt
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To overcome this problem, we developed and reschemed the protocols, using 57% hydriodic acid as the iodination reagent to convert [sup]11C-CH[sub]3 OH to [sup]11C-CH[sub]3I (commercialized package, directly added in reaction vessel without further process).
The most widely-used method of manufacturing the drug involves heating pseudoephedrine or ephedrine, red phosphorus and hydriodic acid.