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a large class of organic compounds containing the -cho radical, oxidised to acids and reduced to alcohols. Aldehydes are indicated by the prefix oxo- (for o of co) or formyl- (for cho), or by the suffix -al, -dial, -trial, etc.

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The application of Sodium borohydride

... process, sodium dithionite is used in the dying industry. Sodium borohydride also used in Oxymercuration reaction. Sodium borohydride reduces aldehydes and ketones into alcohols. This reaction is used in the production of various antibiotics including chloramphenicol,dihydrostreptomycin, and ...

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Thu Mar 04, 2010 6:48 am
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... oxygen input for its oxidations. B) At least two of the oxidation reactions do involve the addition of phosphates whose later elimination converts aldehydes to carboxylates and alcohols to carbonyls—both reactions are oxidative C) Glycolysis requires 2 molecules of NADH to give up their electrons ...

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Paraormaldehyde action in immunofluorescence.

... of the plasma membrane components, thus exposing the interior of the cell to antibodies and other non-permeant reagents. Cell cultures fixed with aldehydes require a permeabilization step with a detergent. Triton X-100 is a popular permeabilizing agent, as are saponin, Tween, and sodium dodecyl ...

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Tue Jul 26, 2005 4:36 am
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Topic: Paraormaldehyde action in immunofluorescence.
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