Cellulose like biopolymer consisting predominantly of unbranched chains of beta-(1->4)-2-acetamido--2-deoxy-D-glucose. [Merck Index]
An antiseptic with mild fungistatic, bacteriostatic, anthelmintic, and amebicidal action. It is also used as a reagent and metal chelator, as a carrier for radio-indium for diagnostic purposes, and its halogenated derivatives are used in addition as topical anti-infective agents and oral antiamebics.
A compound formed in the liver from ammonia produced by the deamination of amino acids. It is the principal end product of protein catabolism and constitutes about one half of the total urinary solids.
A noble gas with the atomic symbol Ar, atomic number 18, and atomic weight 39.948. It is used in fluorescent tubes and wherever an inert atmosphere is desired and nitrogen cannot be used.
Used medically as protectant against externally caused irritation & sunlight; high concentrations of dust may cause irritation to respiratory tract.
Acid aerosols including mists, vapors, gas, fog, and other airborne forms of any particle size