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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 encyclopedias and other books with definitions for Acrylamide

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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 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 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 previewNeuromuscular Disorders in Clinical Practice (2013)

by Bashar Katirji, Henry J. Kaminski, Robert L. Ruff

Introduction Acrylamide is a chemical compound used in grouting agents and in research laboratories; polyacrylamide is a flocculator used in wastewater treatment plants [56]. Acrylamide is absorbed by dermal, GI, or respiratory contact .

Google previewAcrylamide and Other Hazardous Compounds in Heat-Treated Foods (2006)

by K Skog, J Alexander

Stability in foods prior to analysis Acrylamide is a difunctional monomer containing a reactive electron-deficient double ...

Google previewThe Complete Idiot's Guide to Feeding Your Baby And Toddler (2005)

by Elizabeth Ward, M.S., R.D.

Acrylamide is a potentially harmful compound formed in foods processed at high temperatures. Acrylamide is known to cause cancer in animals and may be toxic to the nervous systems of animals and humans. In April 2002, the Swedish ...

Google previewEighth Annual Report on Carcinogens (1999)

by Barry Leonard

Acrylamide is a toxic pollutant of air and water.

Google previewe-Study Guide for Biochemistry, textbook by Donald Voet (2012)

Biology, Biochemistry by Cram101 Textbook 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 previewe-Study Guide for: Casarett and Doulls Toxicology : Basic Science of Poisons by Klaassen, ISBN 9780071470513 (2012)

by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Acrylamide: Acrylamide is a chemical compound with the chemical formula C 3 H 5 NO.Its IUPAC name is prop2enamide.Itis a white odourless crystalline solid, solubleinwater, ethanol,ether, and chloroform. Acrylamide is incompatible with ...

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 previewe-Study Guide for: Polymers: Chemistry and Physics of Modern Materials (2012)

Chemistry, Materials science by Cram101 Textbook 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 previewBacterial Pathogenesis (2008)

Methods and Protocols by Frank R. DeLeo

Acrylamide is a potent neurotoxin. Wear gloves and protective clothing when using solutions containing acrylamide (see Note 4). 5. Mini-PROTEAN 3 large glass plates with 1.0-mm spacers (Bio-Rad Laboratories, Hercules, CA, USA). 6.

Google previewLow Dose Exposures in the Environment (2004)

Dose-Effect Relations and Risk Evaluation by Christian Streffer, H. Bolt, D. Follesdal, P. Hall, J.G. Hengstler, D Oughton, E. Rehbinder

However, acrylamide is a known carcinogen in ...

Google previewChemistry and Safety of Acrylamide in Food (2006)

by Mendel Friedman, Don Mottram

edit Abstract: Acrylamide is a monomer of polyacrylamide, used in biochemistry, in paper manufacture, in water treatment, ...

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 ...

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Scrabble value of A1C3R1Y4L1A1M3I1D2E1

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