tungstic acid


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tungstic acid

n.
A yellow powder, H2WO4, used in the manufacture of textiles and plastics.
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tungstic acid

n
(Elements & Compounds) any of various oxyacids of tungsten obtained by neutralizing alkaline solutions of tungstates. They are often polymeric substances, typical examples being H2WO4 (orthotungstic acid), H2W4O13 (metatungstic acid), and H10W12O14 (paratungstic acid)
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tung′stic ac′id


n.
1. a hydrate of tungsten trioxide, H2WO4∙H2O, used in the manufacture of tungsten filaments.
2. any of a group of acids derived from tungsten by the addition of acid to a soluble tungstate or to a mixture of a tungstate and a silicate, phosphate, etc.
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Noun1.tungstic acid - an oxyacid of tungsten (often polymeric in nature) formed by neutralizing alkaline tungstate solutions
oxyacid, oxygen acid - any acid that contains oxygen
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Th e acid liber ated th e wh ole of th e tungstic acid from an equal volume of the tungstate, and practically all that was taken down by the pr otein precipitate leaving sufficient excess acid to give a filtrate with a pH between about 3.5 and 4.9 [21].
Proteins in the blood were precipitated with tungstic acid. The intensity of the orange-red colour was a measure of amount of creatinine present in blood and it was estimated by photoelectric colorimeter by using green filter ([lambda]=530nm) [6].
The standard protocols were followed for estimation of biochemical parameters viz., fasting blood sugar by GOD-POD method, total cholesterol by CHOD-PAP method, triglycerides by GPO-PAP method, HDL cholesterol by Phospho tungstic acid method, LDL cholesterol, VLDL cholesterol were calculated by Fried-wield's formula and MDA by Thiobarbituric Acid (TBA) Reaction method and these parameters were determined by using spectrophotometer.