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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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Healthcare company Nuvo Pharmaceuticals Inc (TSX:NRI)(OTCQX:NRIFF) disclosed on Monday the completion of the acquisition of the US rights to Resultz (50% isopropyl myristate, 50% cyclomethicone D5 topical solution lice and egg removal kit) for USD1.
The principal chemical ingredient was changed from isobutyl nitrite to isopropyl nitrite after the former drug was found to be carcinogenic in 2006.
Another new product, EFW (electro fusion wipe), is a wipe containing fast-evaporating anhydrous isopropyl alcohol, and at the highest content (99.
Three new pyrroloimidazoles were synthesized by 1,3-dipolar cycloaddition of 4,5-dihydroimidazolium ylides by using isopropyl bromoacetate as an alkylating agent with sulfur activated dipolorophile in the presence of base and were characterized by different spectroscopic techniques.
Hydrogen Peroxide (H202) wipes by High-Tech Conversions are a viable alternative to presaturated isopropyl alcohol wipes because they are non-flammable, leave no residue and contain reduced VOC's.
It is a bizarre, acquired and idiopathic dermatosis and is characterized by brown, dirt-like discoloration that cannot be removed by bathing with water or rubbed off with routine detergent soap, but can be removed by isopropyl alcohol.
By searching the cloud Sagittarius B2, researchers found the first branched organic chemical in interstellar space: isopropyl cyanide.
Item NSN Cleaning cloth 7920-00-634-2408 Lint-free cloth 8305-00-267-3015 Isopropyl alcohol 6505-00-205-6513 Wooden toothpicks 7350-00-838-3919 Foam-tipped swabs 6515-01-251-7857 or 7920-01-333-9651
The astronomers have detected that due to isopropyl cyanide, radio waves were emitted.
Like finding a molecular needle in a cosmic haystack, astronomers have detected radio waves emitted by isopropyl cyanide.
The facility at Herne, in Germany's industrial Ruhr district, manufactures ethanol and isopropyl alcohol, as well as catalysts for both processes.