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Heat-labile

Destroyed or altered by heat.


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Re: sterilization in microwave oven

... than wash instruments in soap and water. The method of 'inspissation' came into use after the turn of the 20th century. A culture medium would be heated to boiling and then held at room temperature or even incubated for a few hours to a day or two. The heat killed all vegetative forms, and the ...

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by fdgsr
Tue Mar 18, 2014 3:13 pm
 
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Topic: sterilization in microwave oven
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... to extinguish it? I assume whatever chemical imbalance that caused the combustion, had been used up within a second or so, but the remaining heat allowed for the skin to catch fire and go on from there, where it was put out like a normal fire, but there was fire damage on the inside of the ...

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by Coelacanth
Sat Feb 22, 2014 10:36 pm
 
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Topic: [News] Frank Baker survives ''spontaneous combustion''
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... happens is a metabolic runaway event or a chemical reaction. the nerves produce small currents but even though small those currents generate some heat and a short-circuit of the nervous system is thought of as another possible cause for the source of heat .

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by Coelacanth
Fri Jan 03, 2014 1:53 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Help! I'm freaking out so badly please answer this!
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Re: Help! I'm freaking out so badly please answer this!

... complex chemical reactions occuring in the body each second so I was wondering if an overproduction of reactive chemicals could produce a lot of heat and cause a persons surface to catch fire, or a metabolic runaway event of some kind . Yes, there are complex reactions but none that would result ...

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by Coelacanth
Fri Jan 03, 2014 12:36 pm
 
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Topic: Help! I'm freaking out so badly please answer this!
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Re: Help! I'm freaking out so badly please answer this!

... complex chemical reactions occuring in the body each second so I was wondering if an overproduction of reactive chemicals could produce a lot of heat and cause a persons surface to catch fire, or a metabolic runaway event of some kind . Yes, there are complex reactions but none that would result ...

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by Tricho
Fri Jan 03, 2014 11:33 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Help! I'm freaking out so badly please answer this!
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