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 (hī-drŏk′sə-lə-mēn′, hī′drŏk-sĭl′ə-mēn′, -sə-lăm′ĭn)
A colorless crystalline compound, H3NO, explosive when heated, that is used as a reducing agent and in organic synthesis.
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(haɪˌdrɒksɪləˈmiːn; -ˈæmɪn; -ˈsaɪləˌmiːn)
(Elements & Compounds) a colourless crystalline compound that explodes when heated: a reducing agent. Formula: NH2OH
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(haɪˌdrɒk sə ləˈmin, -səlˈæm ɪn)

an unstable, weakly basic, crystalline compound, NH3O, used as a reducing agent, analytical reagent, and chemical intermediate.
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New processes of low temperature phosphating with the involvement of hydroxylamine sulfate have been developed.
AN and hydroxylamine hydrochloride ([H.sub.2]N-OH.HCl) were purchased from SD Fine Chemicals Limited, Mumbai.
Ceruloplasmin (ferroxidase) oxidizes hydroxylamine probes: Deceptive implications for free radical detection.
Rotenone (5.0 g), hydroxylamine hydrochloride (5.0 g) and sodium acetate (6.0 g) in ethyl alcohol (200 mL) were refluxed for 10 h, and then water was added until crystallization commenced.
Drugs causing methaemoglobinaemia are acetanilide, alloxan, aniline, arsine, benzene derivatives, bivalent copper, bismuth, bupivacaine, chorates, chloroquine, chromates, dapsone, dimethyl sulfoxide, dinitrophenol, exhaust fumes, ferricyanide, flutamide, hydroxylamine, lidocaine, metoclopramide, naphthalene, nitrates, nitrofuran, nitroglycerin, sodium nitroprusside, paraquet, phenacetin, phenol, phenytoin, rifampin, sulphasalazine and sulphonamides
Chemicals used for the determination of free formaldehyde content are isopropanol, distilled water, hydroxylamine hydrochloride, sodium hydroxide solution (1 mol/liter), and hydrochloric acid (0.1 mol/liter) and were purchased from Carl Roth GmbH.
Comparison of the in vitro cytotoxicity of hydroxylamine metabolites of sulfamethoxazole and dapsone.
The deproteinized solutions were subsequently supplemented with 40 [micro]l of hydroxylamine hydrochloride (0.04 mol/L) and 60 [micro]l Ba (OH)[sub]2 (0.05 mol/L).
The following day, 1 mL of 12% hydroxylamine hydrochloride (N[H.sub.2]OH.HCl) was added to each sample, with subsequent homogenization of the extract.
The soft oxidation of primary amines with peroxide compounds gives hydroxylamine as the initial product followed by its further oxidation to nitroso compounds.
Previously reported seeded-growth synthesis protocol, in which the HEPES act as directing agent and hydroxylamine (N[H.sub.2]OHxHCl) [28-30], is used as reducing agent [31] over the seeds surface; the hydroxylamine has the role of avoiding new nucleation events during the peak growth stage.