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1. Pertaining to ice or to its action; consisting of ice; frozen; icy; especially, pertaining to glaciers; as, glacial phenomena.

2. (Science: chemistry) Resembling ice; having the appearance and consistency of ice; said of certain solid compounds; as, glacial phosphoric or acetic acids.

(Science: chemistry) glacial acid see glacier theory, under glacier.

Origin: L. Glacialis, from glacies ice: cf. F. Glacial.

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Methylene Blue Solution use in staining variety of bacteria?

... (MW 136.1) ------ 1.36 g Distilled water ----------------------------------- 100 ml Mix to dissolve and adjust pH to 4.2 using concentrated glacial acetic acid Methyl Green Solution (0.5%) Methyl green (ethyl violet free from Sigma) ---- 0.5 g 0.1M Sodium acetate buffer, pH4.2 ------------- ...

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by scytek
Sun Feb 22, 2015 9:22 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Methylene Blue Solution use in staining variety of bacteria?
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Views: 274

Carnoy's fixation problem

... What should be the original concentration of ethanol or methanol used in the preparation of Carnoy's fixative solution? I know it is alcohol: glacial acetic acid( 3:1). But what is the original concentration of the alcohol? Thank you very much :)

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by Sue4
Thu Apr 25, 2013 7:37 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Carnoy's fixation problem
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Views: 1906

Re: hydroxyproline assay to determine collagen content

... 14% the amino acids in collagen. Materials: Hydroxyproline Standard - 1-5 µg/2 0.001N HCl ml. Buffer-0.5 g citric acid monohydrate, 0.12 ml glacial acetic acid, 0.82 g sodium acetate anhydrous, and 0.34 g sodium hydroxide are combined and the final volume is brought to 10 ml with distilled ...

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by ucsfmed2012
Thu Oct 27, 2011 9:30 am
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: hydroxyproline assay to determine collagen content
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Views: 9746

Preparing buffer solns.

... Anyway, here's an example of what I'm trying to do. Given: 10x TAE- 0.4M tris, 0.2N acetic acied, 10mM EDTA Prepare: 500mL of tris (MW=121.1g), glacial acetic acid (17.46N), 0.5M EDTA Also, prepare 1L of 1xTAE. So far, I have just converted the molarity of Tris to moles and then to grams by ...

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by sunnidaze
Sat Sep 03, 2011 6:47 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Preparing buffer solns.
Replies: 6
Views: 4005

Recombination in RNA viruses,Ruzic,Kovac

... high rates of mutation and replication allow them to move through sequence space at a pace that often makes their DNA-based hosts ' evolution look glacial by comparison. Over the last two decades it has become increasingly clear that many RNA viruses add the capacity to exchange genetic material ...

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by anakovacevic
Sat Jun 12, 2010 8:28 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Recombination in RNA viruses,Ruzic,Kovac
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