metaphosphoric acid


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met·a·phos·phor·ic acid

 (mĕt′ə-fŏs-fôr′ĭk)
n.
A colorless glassy polymeric phosphoric acid, (HPO3)n, that is highly deliquescent and forms phosphoric acid upon addition of water, used as a dehydrating agent, phosphorylating agent, and in dental cements.

metaphosphoric acid

(ˌmɛtəfɒsˈfɒrɪk)
n
(Elements & Compounds) a glassy deliquescent highly polymeric solid, used as a dehydrating agent. Formula: (HPO3)n. See also polyphosphoric acid
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Noun1.metaphosphoric acid - a glassy solid acid ([HPO3]n) often used as a dehydrating agent
polyphosphoric acid - a series of oxyacids of phosphorus
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5 mL) were removed to centrifuge tubes containing 25% metaphosphoric acid, and stored at -20[degrees]C for analysis of TVFA, using a Trace GC Ultra gas chromatograph (Thermo Fisher Scientific, Waltham, MA, USA) as described by Guo et al [11].
Ten grams of sample was blended with 40mL of a solution of 3% metaphosphoric acid in 8% glacial acetic acid, pH 1.
The protein content of the samples was initially precipitated by metaphosphoric acid (MPA) in the ratio 1: 1 (homogenate/MPA).
05 ml standard ascorbic acid solution with 5 ml of 3% of metaphosphoric acid was diluted.
Fresh fruit samples (10 g) were extracted by grinding in a mortar and pestle and 3% metaphosphoric acid (v/v) as a protective agent.
Plasma vitamin C was measured using an enzyme-based assay in plasma stabilized with metaphosphoric acid, and other antioxidants were measured by reverse-phase high-pressure liquid chromatography (HPLC).
A 100 mg of the extract was mixed with 1% metaphosphoric acid (10 mL) and incubated at room temperature for 45 min and filtered.
Rapid enzymatic measurement of blood lactate and pyruvate: use and significance of metaphosphoric acid as a common precipitant.
Then the equal volume of the 10% solution of metaphosphoric acid and the precipitate was mixed and kept at room temperature for 10 min.