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Definition of the noun acrylamide

What does acrylamide mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: acrylamides

  1. a white crystalline amide of propenoic acid can damage the nervous system and is carcinogenic in laboratory animals
    • example: they claimed that acrylamide is produced when certain carbohydrates are baked or fried at high temperatures
    • lexical domain: Substances - nouns denoting substances
    • more generic word: amide = any organic compound containing the group -CONH2

Alternative definition of the noun acrylamide

noun

  1. [organic compound] The amide of acrylic acid, CH2=CH.CONH2; used in the manufacture of polyacrylamides.

Explanation

Acrylamide is a chemical compound with the chemical formula C₃H₅NO. Its IUPAC name is prop-2-enamide. It is a white odorless crystalline solid, soluble in water, ethanol, ether, and chloroform. Acrylamide decomposes in the presence of acids, bases, oxidizing agents, iron, and iron salts. It decomposes non-thermally to form ammonia, and thermal decomposition produces carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, and oxides of nitrogen.

  • also known as 아크릴아마이드, Akrilamit, 丙烯酰胺

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Acrylamide

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Google previewThe Science of Cooking (2016)

Understanding the Biology and Chemistry Behind Food and Cooking by Joseph J. Provost, Jeffrey Bodwin, Brenda S. Kelly, Keri L. Colabroy, Mark A. Wallert

Acrylamide is a compound that when polymerized can be used by chemists and biologists to analyze protein size and make...

Not a “natural” compound, acrylamide is the product of the Maillard reaction between asparagine—one of the 20 ...

Google previewPharmaceutical Photostability and Stabilization Technology (2006)

by Joseph T. Piechocki, Karl Thoma

Acrylamide is an acrylic monomer, which is widely used in gel electrophoresis, as a polymer formed in situ by peroxide...

Google previewAdvances in Biomolecular Medicine (2017)

Proceedings of the 4th BIBMC (Bandung International Biomolecular Medicine Conference) 2016 and the 2nd ACMM (ASEAN Congress on Medical Biotechnology and Molecular Biosciences), October 4-6, 2016, Bandung, West Java, Indonesia by Robert Hofstra, Noriyuki Koibuchi, Suthat Fucharoen

Acrylamide is a harmful substance that has the potential to cause cancer in about 2% of cases each year in the world.

Acrylamide is not formed at a temperature below 120°C.6 Acrylamide is a compound containing ammonia, a compound ...

Google previewThe Food Safety Hazard Guidebook (2012)

by Richard Lawley, Laurie Curtis, Judy Davis

Acrylamide is a neurotoxin at high levels of exposure and may cause a range of symptoms such as numbness in the hands and feet. It has also been shown to be genotoxic in animal studies. However, it is considered unlikely that the levels ...

Google previewPhotostability of Drugs and Drug Formulations, Second Edition (2004)

by Hanne Hjorth Tonnesen

Acrylamide is an acrylic monomer widely used in gel electrophoresis as a polymer formed in situ by peroxide or...

Google previewBioactive Compounds in Foods (2009)

by John Gilbert, Hamide Şenyuva

Acrylamide is a white crystalline solid, is odourless and has high solubility in water (2155 g/L water). It is a reactive chemical, which is used as a monomer starting material in the synthesis of polyacrylamides used, e.g. in purification of water, ...

Google previewFennemas Food Chemistry PBK (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Acrylamide is a chemical compound with the chemical formula C3H5NO. Its IUPAC name is prop2enamide. It is a white odourless crystalline solid, soluble in water, ethanol, ether, and chloroform. Acrylamide is incompatible with acids, bases, ...

Google previewEighth Annual Report on Carcinogens (1999)

by Barry Leonard

Acrylamide is a toxic pollutant of air and water.

Google previewFood Safety for the 21st Century , Managing HACCP and Food Safety throughout the Global Supply Chain (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Acrylamide is a chemical compound with the chemical formula C3H5NO. Its IUPAC name is prop2enamide. It is a white odourless crystalline solid, soluble in water, ethanol, ether, and chloroform. Acrylamide is incompatible with acids, bases, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Neurological Sciences (2014)

Acrylamide is an a,b-unsaturated carbonyl derivative and a member of the type-2 alkene chemical class. Acrylamide monomer (CAS No. 79-06-1) is water soluble (Table 1) and is used to produce polyacrylamides with different physiological ...

Google previewPolymers, Chemistry and Physics of Modern Materials (2016)

Chemistry, Materials science by CTI Reviews

Acrylamide is a chemical compound with the chemical formula C 3 H 5 NO. Its IUPAC name is prop2enamide.It is a white odourless crystalline solid, soluble in water, ethanol, ether, and chloroform. Acrylamide is incompatible with acids, bases, ...

Google previewGeneral, Organic, and Biological Chemistry (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Acrylamide is a chemical compound with the chemical formula C3H5NO. Its IUPAC name is prop2enamide. It is a white odourless crystalline solid, soluble in water, ethanol, ether, and chloroform. Acrylamide decomposes in the presence of ...

Google previewCasarett and Doulls Toxicology , Basic Science of Poisons (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Acrylamide is a chemical compound with the chemical formula C3H5NO. Its IUPAC ...

Google previewGlobal Health Care (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Acrylamide is a chemical compound with the chemical formula C3H5NO. Its IUPAC name is prop2enamide. It is a white odourless crystalline solid, soluble in water, ethanol, ether, and chloroform. Acrylamide is incompatible with acids, bases, ...

Google previewToxicology (2001)

A Case-Oriented Approach by John Joseph Fenton

Acrylamide is a substance that blocks slow, possibly fast transport, too, and ...

Google previewHaddad and Winchesters Clinical Management of Poisoning and Drug Overdose (2016)

Medicine, Toxicology by CTI Reviews

Acrylamide is a chemical compound with the chemical formula C3H5NO. Its IUPAC name is prop2enamide. It is a white odourless crystalline solid, soluble in water, ethanol, ether, and chloroform. Acrylamide is incompatible with acids, bases, ...

Google previewThe Gene Therapy Plan (2016)

Taking Control of Your Genetic Destiny with Diet and Lifestyle by Mitchell L. Gaynor, Mehmet C. Oz

Acrylamides Acrylamide is a carcinogen created 158 || THE GENE THERAPY PLAN.

Google previewChromatographic Methods (2012)

by A. Braithwaite

5% acrylamide) N.B. Acrylamide is a nerve toxin - do not ingest or allow solutions of the monomer to touch your skin. Cap four gel tubes and stand vertically.

Google previewSafety Evaluation of Certain Contaminants in Food (2006)

Above its melting point, however, liquid acrylamide polymerizes rapidly and exothermically (Habermann, 1991). Acrylamide is a bifunctional monomer containing a reactive electron-deficient double bond and an amide group, and it undergoes ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Nutrition and Good Health (2003)

by Robert A. Ronzio

In 2002 Swedish research revealed that some fried carbohydrate-rich foods such as french fries and potato chips contain a likely cancer-causing substance called ACRYLAMIDE. Experts around the world agreed more research was needed ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Substances and Their Effects: A-B (1999)

by S. Gangolli

Rainbow trout exposed to waterborne acrylamide monomer 0-50 mg 1-1 for 14 days, reversible dose-related histological lesions detected in the liver, characterised by necrosis around the central vein (3). Bioaccumulation Fingerling trout ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Genomics, Transcriptomics and Proteomics (2015)

by Günter Kahl

Polyacrylamide gel (PAA gel): An insoluble three-dimensional matrix of acrylamide monomers cross-linked with N,N′-methylene-bisacrylamide in the presence of polymerization catalysts (e.g. TEMED and ammonium persulfate, APS).

Google previewA Consumer's Dictionary of Cosmetic Ingredients (2010)

Complete Information About the Harmful and Desirable Ingredients in Cosmetics and Cosmeceuticals by Ruth Winter

See Glutamate ACRYLAMIDE • Colorless, odorless crystals soluble in water and derived from acrylonitrile and sulfuric acid. It is used in the manufacture of dyes and adhesives, and in permanent-press fabrics, nail enamels, and face masks.

Google previewConcise Polymeric Materials Encyclopedia (1998)

by Joseph C. Salamone

ACRYLAMIDE (Polymerization and Applications) ACRYLAMIDE ( Polymerization and Applications) V. F. Kurenkov* and V. A. Myagchenkov Kazan State Technological University Aciylamide polymers are versatile synthetic water- soluble ...

Google previewThe American Heritage Science Dictionary (2005)

by American Heritage Dictionary

Acrylamide is used in synthetic fibers and sewage treatment and as a medium in electrophoresis, especially to separate macromolecules such as proteins and nucleic acids. Chemical formula: C3H5N0. acrylic (a-kril'ik) 1. An acrylic resin.

Google previewCRC Concise Encyclopedia of Nanotechnology (2016)

by Boris Ildusovich Kharisov, Oxana Vasilievna Kharissova, Ubaldo Ortiz-Mendez

,58 poly(N-alkyl acrylamide),55 and ...

Google previewDictionary of Parasitology (2005)

by Peter J. Gosling

acrylamide ...

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