mercury chloride


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mercury chloride

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(Elements & Compounds) See mercurous chloride, mercuric chloride
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Noun1.mercury chloride - a white poisonous soluble crystalline sublimate of mercurymercury chloride - a white poisonous soluble crystalline sublimate of mercury; used as a pesticide or antiseptic or wood preservative
sublimate - the product of vaporization of a solid
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In the area of chemistry, Muslim scholarship led to the discovery of such substances as potash, alcohol, nitrate of silver, nitric acid, sulfuric acid, and mercury chloride.
The determination of the minimum inhibitory concentration to heavy metals has revealed a considerable resistance of the transconjugant strains to mercury chloride, which can withstand concentrations up to 1250 [micro]g /ml, in contrast to the metal-sensitive recipient strain (MIC = 200 [micro]g /ml).
fluvialis was observed by growth carve at different concentrations of mercury chloride. The highest mercury-remediation rate (60%) was found at a lower mercury concentration of 100 [micro]g/ml after 42 h of incubation.
The explants were surface sterilized in 70% ethanol for 1 min, followed by sodium hypochlorite (NaOCl) 5% (v/v) plus 0.01% Tween-20[R] for 10 min and mercury chloride (Hg[Cl.sub.2]) (0.1 and 0.2% w/v) for 2 to 4 min under constant agitation.
Some settlers kept pills called "blue mass" in their medicine cabinets to be used like aspirin at the first hint of illness, or if things got bad quickly, doctors administered calomel, a pure, fast-acting form of mercury chloride.
At 2.44am it was then used to buy ammonium chloride and at 11.51am on December 5 the account was used to buy mercury chloride.
The function of the sponge aquaporin can be blocked by Mn-sulfate (MnS[O.sub.4]) and mercury chloride (Hg[Cl.sub.2]).
The water soluble salt, mercury chloride ([HgCl.sub.2]), was the source of the mercuric cation ([Hg.sup.2+]) in these experiments.