• The good news: when an infant is around three months old, his stomach begins to produce more hydrochloric acid, which destroys most of the nitrate-converting bacteria. (healthcastle.com)
  • While further research is needed, this would make it unlikely that natural systems can accommodate the high levels of nitrates that have made their way from farmland and other sources into the river network's waterways. (redorbit.com)
  • A study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition from Michigan State University reviewed the DASH diet (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension), and found the consumption of nitrates for those following the diet was up to 550 times that of the World Health Organization's Acceptable Daily Intake (ADI). (supermarketguru.com)
  • To our knowledge, such studies have not been performed with dietary nitrate. (nutraingredients-usa.com)
  • Research has shown that dietary nitrate supplementation delivers positive results when testing endurance exercise performance. (wikipedia.org)
  • Bellander T, Österdahl B-G, Hagmar L (1988) Excretion of N -mononitrosopiperazine after low level exposure to piperazine in air: effects of dietary nitrate and ascorbate. (springer.com)
  • It will also show how increasing dietary nitrate intake may help athletes improve their performance. (nurse.com)
  • The Vargases are among a growing number of Californians whose drinking water is polluted with nitrates -- colorless and odorless contaminants that can cause health problems. (kpbs.org)
  • Sodium nitrate is a colorless, odorless, crystalline compound, sometimes referred to as soda niter, nitrate of soda or Chile saltpeter. (livestrong.com)
  • Ammonium nitrate is stable at lower temperatures, but tends to decompose explosively when heated to temperatures above 200°C (390°F). Its two most important uses today are in fertilizers and explosives. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Ammonium nitrate is also an important component of some explosives. (encyclopedia.com)
  • These nitrate esters are a specialized class of explosives. (wikipedia.org)
  • Following an explosion, however, it is difficult to verify chemically if this compound was involved as it would then be present only in trace amounts and the decomposition products are similar to those of some other nitrate-based explosives. (wisegeek.com)
  • Ammonium nitrate is used in military explosives such as the daisy cutter bomb, and as a component of amatol. (bionity.com)
  • While the biggest source of nitrates in the Mississippi River network are industrial fertilizers, nitrates also come from animal manure, urban areas, wastewater treatment and other sources, according to USGS. (redorbit.com)
  • In 2005, the American Academy of Pediatrics stated that "because the intake of naturally occurring nitrates from foods such as green beans, carrots, squash, spinach, and beets can be as high as or higher than that from well water, these foods should be avoided before three months of age. (healthcastle.com)
  • The flammable nature of nitrate films is not the only health hazard to those working with the collection. (amnh.org)
  • Nitrate film stock is extremely flammable - it was replaced by more stable stock in the 1950s. (npr.org)
  • Although mercuric nitrate is not flammable it can speed up flames since it acts as an oxidizer. (wikipedia.org)
  • Although cities are required to remove nitrates before they reach the tap, many communities don't have access to that kind of cleanup technology. (kpbs.org)
  • Currently, biosensors based on genetic constructions, based on the response of promoter gene fused to Gene Fluorescent Protein (GFP), are gaining popularity, because they improve the accuracy of measurements of nitrate by avoiding the interference of carriers ion, high salt conditions, and other factors. (hindawi.com)
  • it contains ammonium nitrate and water , as the "double salt" 5Ca(NO 3 ) 2 .NH 4 NO 3 ·10H 2 O. This is called calcium ammonium nitrate . (wikipedia.org)
  • MayoClinic.com reports that the salt in sodium nitrate can increase your risk of heart disease on its own, but the nitrate may actually cause damage to your heart. (livestrong.com)
  • For references , please go to https://www.eea.europa.eu/themes/water/interactive/by-category/nitrate-directive or scan the QR code. (europa.eu)
  • Ammonium nitrate is made commercially by passing ammonia gas (NH 3 ) and a water solution of nitric acid (HNO 3 ) through a pipe. (encyclopedia.com)
  • The solution of ammonium nitrate in water is allowed to evaporate, leaving behind pure white crystals of the compound. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Ground water tests indicated that nitrates had exceeded the maximum contamination level for the area. (k-state.edu)
  • Nitrates in drinking water are a concern as levels as little as 10 milligrams per liter of water can cause methemoglobinemia, a blood disorder frequently called 'blue baby syndrome' which affects children especially under the age of five. (k-state.edu)
  • The students chose to plant native grasses like big and little bluestem and cottonwood trees to reduce nitrate levels and water movement within the soil. (k-state.edu)
  • Tap water has Ammonia and Nitrates! (yahoo.com)
  • So if you are getting 1ppm of ammonia then probably in reality it is: NH3 is .25ppm and NH4 is .25 ppm and you are safe to do your water changes with your tap water because once your tank is cycled the .25ppm of ammonia will be converted to nitrates and will be absorbed by your floating plants. (yahoo.com)
  • Under the Safe Water Drinking Act of 1073, the highest allowable reading for nitrate in tap water is 10. (yahoo.com)
  • Make a saturated solution of sodium nitrate by adding about 10 g of solid to 10 cm 3 of water and stirring. (rsc.org)
  • A new nitrate reduction practice called saturated buffers diverts water from drainage tiles, then relies on trees, shrubs to take up the nitrates before it hits waterways. (desmoinesregister.com)
  • An open source photometer as been developed for this method to accurately detect nitrate in water, soils, forage, etc. (wikipedia.org)
  • Nitrates are one of the major problems of water pollution. (botanical-online.com)
  • The best way is cooking them in water, so that it dissolves the nitrate content. (botanical-online.com)
  • A new method of measuring the interaction of surface water and groundwater along the length of the Mississippi River network adds fresh evidence that the network's natural ability to chemically filter out nitrates is being overwhelmed. (redorbit.com)
  • But not much of the water - only 24 percent - lingers long enough for nitrate to be chemically extracted. (redorbit.com)
  • Jensen OM (1982) Nitrate in drinking water and cancer in northern Jutland, Denmark with special reference to stomach cancer. (springer.com)
  • Calcium nitrate is used in waste water pre-conditioning for odour emission prevention. (wikipedia.org)
  • She also recently stopped cooking with tap water when she learned boiling nitrates can concentrate them, making them more potent. (kpbs.org)
  • State records show over the last fifteen years, nitrates have contaminated public drinking water sources for more than two million Californians in both urban and rural areas. (kpbs.org)
  • So we are seeing increases deeper in the system, and the question will be, how long is it going to take until that really high concentration of water gets down deeper in the system, and are we going to effectively fill up the bathtub with nitrate concentrations? (kpbs.org)
  • Good thing - because if nitrate film stock does catch fire, it will continue to burn even if you douse it with water. (npr.org)
  • A top Canterbury health official says the regional council needs to act now to turn around what he calls the juggernaut problem of nitrates contaminating the water supply. (radionz.co.nz)
  • Urea nitrate does not normally explode if ignited, but burns easily in air, producing carbon dioxide , water and oxides of nitrogen. (wisegeek.com)
  • If you are concerned about leaving an explosive residue, you can dilute with lots of water when you are finished, which should dissolve any urea nitrate, then you can dispose of it safely. (wisegeek.com)
  • Nitrate is the major contaminant of water in Gaza Strip. (bio.net)
  • Ammonium nitrate is also used in instant cold packs, as it dissolves in water endothermically, absorbing 26.2 kilo joules per mole of heat to do so. (fact-index.com)
  • The principle sources of nitrate contamination in water are thus fertilizers, animal waste and septic tanks. (wqa.org)
  • The water supplies most vulnerable to nitrate contamination are in agricultural areas and in well waters having a close or hydraulic relationship to septic tanks. (wqa.org)
  • Nitrate in drinking water can be responsible for a temporary blood disorder in infants called methemoglobinemia (blue baby syndrome). (wqa.org)
  • Very cheap water-based blasting slurries tap the power of an aluminium-water reaction with enough ammonium nitrate added to burn off the resulting hydrogen. (bionity.com)
  • Rice University's indium-palladium nanoparticle catalysts clean nitrates from drinking water by converting the toxic molecules into air and water. (eurekalert.org)
  • Engineers at Rice University's Nanotechnology Enabled Water Treatment (NEWT) Center have found a catalyst that cleans toxic nitrates from drinking water by converting them into air and water. (eurekalert.org)
  • There are ion-exchange filters that can remove them from water, but these need to be flushed every few months to reuse them, and when that happens, the flushed water just returns a concentrated dose of nitrates right back into the water supply. (eurekalert.org)
  • More than 75 percent of Earth's atmosphere is gaseous nitrogen, so we're really turning nitrates into air and water. (eurekalert.org)
  • The dose of nitrate used in this study was the equivalent to that consumed in 200 to 300 grams of spinach, 2-3 beetroot, said the researchers. (nutraingredients-usa.com)
  • A rich source of inorganic nitrate in the human body comes from diets rich in leafy green foods, such as spinach and arugula. (wikipedia.org)
  • Each participant rotated between taking a daily dose of nitrate supplement equivalent to the amount normally found in 150 to 250 gm of a nitrate-rich vegetable -- such as spinach, lettuce, or beetroot -- for three days, and taking a placebo for a different three days. (rxpgnews.com)
  • Calcium nitrate , also called Norgessalpeter (Norwegian saltpeter), is an inorganic compound with the formula Ca(NO 3 ) 2 . (wikipedia.org)
  • Nitrocalcite is the name for a mineral which is a hydrated calcium nitrate that forms as an efflorescence where manure contacts concrete or limestone in a dry environment as in stables or caverns . (wikipedia.org)
  • Most of the world's calcium nitrate is now made in Porsgrunn . (wikipedia.org)
  • Calcium nitrate is also used to control certain plant diseases. (wikipedia.org)
  • For example, dilute calcium nitrate (and calcium chloride ) sprays are used to control bitter pit and cork spot in apple trees. (wikipedia.org)
  • Calcium nitrate is used in set accelerating concrete admixtures. (wikipedia.org)
  • This reaction uses mercuric nitrate, mercuric oxide, and calcium sulfate to change acetone, which is CH 3 C(O)CH 3 , into CH 3 C(O)CH 2 Hg. (wikipedia.org)
  • however, if this absorbance is not balanced, in agreement to the requirements of the crop, it becomes in a factor that limits the normal growth of the plants [ 4 ] affecting drastically the crops production, mainly by the deficiency or toxicity of the nitrates [ 5 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • In this work, we evaluated the potential of exogenous nitrate (NO3-) on relieving NO2- toxicity, putatively facilitated by NarK, a NO3-/NO2- transporter encoded in the anammox genome. (mendeley.com)
  • By the 15th century, Europeans referred to it as saltpeter and later as nitrate of potash, as the chemistry of the compound was more fully understood. (wikipedia.org)
  • The action of sulfuric-nitric nitrating mixture on imidazole and its nitro derivatives has given di- and trinitroimidazoles. (springer.com)
  • As a strong oxidizing agent, ammonium nitrate makes an explosive mixture when combined with a hydrocarbon, usually diesel fuel (oil), or sometimes kerosene. (bionity.com)
  • What Is Urea Nitrate? (wisegeek.com)
  • urea nitrate is classed as a secondary explosive, as a small explosive charge is normally required to provide sufficient shock to cause detonation. (wisegeek.com)
  • It is thought that urea nitrate was the main explosive used in the 1993 car bomb attack on the World Trade Center. (wisegeek.com)
  • A simple field test can identify urea nitrate by exploiting its reaction with p-dimethylaminocinnamaldehyde (P-DMAC) to form a strongly colored red compound. (wisegeek.com)
  • From your description, very little, if any, urea nitrate would be formed, though I don't know what quantities you are using. (wisegeek.com)
  • Oxiconazole nitrate cream is indicated for the topical treatment of tinea (pityriasis) versicolor due to Malassezia furfur (see DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION and CLINICAL STUDIES ). (nih.gov)
  • EXELDERM (sulconazole nitrate, USP) CREAM, 1.0% is a broad-spectrum antifungal agent intended for topical application. (nih.gov)
  • What is the role of topical nitrates in the treatment of lateral epicondylitis (tennis elbow)? (medscape.com)
  • Topical nitrates are thought to stimulate collagen synthesis and improve healing. (medscape.com)
  • Paolini et al demonstrated that application of topical nitrates to be an effective method of treating pain from lateral epicondylitis. (medscape.com)
  • Exposure to the noxious off-gassing of nitrate films may cause skin and lung irritation, nausea, or headaches for staff members. (amnh.org)
  • There was no association between airborne nitrate exposure dose and total cancer, stomach cancer, lung cancer or prostate cancer, respectively. (springer.com)
  • Armijo R, Gonzales A, Orellana M, Coulson AH, Sayre JW, Detels R (1981) Epidemiology of gastric cancer in Chile: I. Nitrate exposure and stomach cancer frequency. (springer.com)
  • The phrase ' mad as a hatter ' is associated with psychological illness brought on by excessive exposure to mercury(II) nitrate. (wikipedia.org)
  • There are some health dangers associated with consuming a large amount of sodium nitrate, which makes it necessary to limit your exposure. (livestrong.com)
  • Therefore, assessment of the impact of perchlorate exposure on thyroid function should include assessment of nitrate and thiocyanate exposure. (cdc.gov)
  • With older students, the demonstration could be used to revise the equations for the decomposition of nitrates. (rsc.org)
  • Using radiolabeled drug, less than 0.3% of the applied dose of oxiconazole nitrate was recovered in the urine of volunteer subjects up to 5 days after application of the cream formulation. (nih.gov)
  • This method is a quantitative procedure for the measurement of nitrate, perchlorate, and thiocyanate in human urine using ion chromatography coupled with electrospray tandem mass spectrometry. (cdc.gov)
  • Urine specimens from urinary perchlorate, nitrate, and thiocyante were processed, stored, and shipped to the Division of Environmental Health Laboratory Sciences, National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for analysis. (cdc.gov)
  • A modified Draize test showed no allergic contact dermatitis and a phototoxicity study showed no phototoxic or photoallergic reaction to sulconazole nitrate cream. (nih.gov)
  • Ohigashi notes that the reaction your stomach has when the acid it contains is combined with sodium nitrate can increase your risk of cancer. (livestrong.com)
  • Geology students are using private wells for more precise and localized samples to test for any reduction in nitrates. (k-state.edu)
  • Results showed a 4.2% reduction in the resting metabolic rate following nitrate consumption for three days, compared to placebo. (nutraingredients-usa.com)
  • The historical standard method of testing for nitrate is the Cadmium Reduction Method, which is reliable and accurate although it is dependent on a toxic metal cadmium and thus not suitable for all applications. (wikipedia.org)
  • Ammonium nitrate (uh-MOH-ni-um NYE-trate) is a white crystalline substance first made artificially in 1659 by the German chemist Johann Rudolf Glauber (1604-1670). (encyclopedia.com)
  • Sulconazole nitrate, USP is a white to off-white crystalline powder with a molecular weight of 460.77. (nih.gov)
  • Agronomy students will monitor the absorption of nitrates in their plants. (k-state.edu)
  • Systemic absorption of oxiconazole nitrate is low. (nih.gov)
  • Fertiliser-grade ammonium nitrate (FGAN) is manufactured in more compact form, with much lower porosity, in order to achieve more stability and less sensitivity to detonation, whereas technical grade ammonium nitrate (TGAN) prills are made to be porous for better absorption of fuel and higher reactivity. (bionity.com)
  • Nitrate, thiocyanate, and perchlorate can reversibly bind to the sodium-iodide symporter (NIS) protein resulting in reduced iodine absorption by the thyroid. (cdc.gov)
  • Nitrate is a polyatomic ion with the molecular formula NO− 3 and a molecular mass of 62.0049 u. (wikipedia.org)
  • This results from a combination formal charge in which each of the three oxygens carries a −​2⁄3 charge, whereas the nitrogen carries a +1 charge, all these adding up to formal charge of the polyatomic nitrate ion. (wikipedia.org)
  • Nitrate and thiocyanate are polyatomic anions that can disrupt thyroid function by competitively inhibiting iodide uptake, similar to the action of perchlorate. (cdc.gov)