polyethylene glycol

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polyethylene glycol

n. Abbr. PEG
Any of a family of high molecular weight liquids and waxes that are condensation polymers of ethylene glycol, are soluble in water and in many organic solvents, and are used in detergents, cosmetics, and pharmaceuticals and as emulsifiers, lubricants, and plasticizers.
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polyeth′ylene gly′col

any of a series of polymers of ethylene glycol, having a molecular weight from about 200 to 6000, used as an emulsifying agent and lubricant.
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[ClickPress, Fri Apr 05 2019] "The general molecular formula of polyethylene glycol is H(OCH2CH2)nOH, where n is the number of ethylene glycol units present in the polyethylene glycol polymer.
Bottom line: Polyethylene glycol 400 (do not use a lower molecular weight) eliminates static on plastic granules without diminishing physical properties or part performance.
In this study, the hypothesis that polyethylene glycol (PEG) solution can be applied on grafted citrus plants as a method for selecting drought resistant rootstocks was tested.
MR rectography evaluation of rectoceles with oral gadopentetate dimeglumine and polyethylene glycol solution.
The partnership said PLENVU (polyethylene glycol 3350, sodium ascorbate, sodium sulfate, ascorbic acid, sodium chloride and potassium chloride for oral solution) is a one litre volume polyethylene glycol based bowel preparation that provides whole bowel cleansing, with additional focus on the ascending colon.
The safety and cost-effectiveness of polyethylene glycol electrolyte solution bowel preparation in infants and children.
[3] Nonstandard abbreviations: ALP, alkaline phosphatase; URL, upper reference limit; GGT, gamma-glutamyl transferase; P1NP, procollagen type 1 N-terminal propeptide; PEG, polyethylene glycol; PPA, PEG-precipitable activities.
Therefore, in this review, we evaluated whether polyethylene glycol (PEG) could improve the image quality of small bowel capsule endoscopy to increase the diagnostic yield.
Bowel preparation with both sodium phosphate and high-volume polyethylene glycol has caused hypokalemia, but whether this is true of low-volume PEG is unclear, the investigators said.
Cleveland, "A randomized, placebo-controlled, multicenter study of the safety and efficacy of a new polyethylene glycol laxative," The American Journal of Gastroenterology, vol.
[1.] Assal A, Watson PY: Angioedema as a hypersensitivity reaction to polyethylene glycol oral electrolyte solution.
MYNX[R] devices utilize the proprietary GRIP[TM] sealant, comprised of Polyethylene Glycol (PEG), which securely adheres to the outside of the vessel and dissolves within 30 days.

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