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.

polyeth′ylene gly′col


n.
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.
[1885–90]
Translations
polyethyleenglycol
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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.
High-molecular-weight polyethylene glycol protects cardiac myocytes from hypoxia- and reoxygenation-induced cell death and preserves ventricular function," American Journal of Physiology--Heart and Circulatory Physiology, vol.
Pharmaceutical company ANI Pharmaceuticals (NasdaqGM:ANIP) reported on Thursday that it has received approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) for Polyethylene Glycol 3350 Powder for Oral Solution, 17mg/Scoopful.
EO against microbial spoilage (aerobic mesophiles, psychrotrophilic microorganisms, yeasts and molds) in yogurt samples when added at the higher acceptable sensory concentration, alone or associated with ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid (EDTA) and/or polyethylene glycol.
Keywords: Hesperidin Polyethylene glycol Complex Characterization.
On the other hand, polyethylene glycol 2000 is used as cross-linker to increase hydrophilicity of the polymer and to increase the micelles created by it in blood stream.
Mono's association with the ship began in 1994, when pair of E122 progressing cavity pumps were chosen for duty/standby roles to help spray the hull continuously with a solution of Polyethylene Glycol (PEG) to stabilise its waterlogged timbers, supported by four smaller Mono pumps, which operated the heating and cooling circuits that maintained the PEG at an optimum spray temperature.
To prevent a high dose of gallated catechins from reaching the bloodstream, they also used a non-toxic resin, polyethylene glycol, to bind the gallated catechins in the gut to prevent their absorption.
Justin Hanes of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and colleagues got around this rule by coating particles destined for brain cells in a dense layer of a polymer called polyethylene glycol.
The present invention provides stable foam compositions, which comprise primarily hydrophilic carriers, such as Polyethylene glycol.
Doctors who performed colonoscopies on 116 patients reported that the images inside the colon were of the same clarity whether the patients had taken two doses or just one dose of polyethylene glycol electrolyte solution, a purgative which removes fecal matter from the colon.

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