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*  1926 in science
American biogerontologist Raymond Pearl publishes his book Alcohol and Longevity demonstrating that drinking alcohol in ... Waldo Semon and the B.F. Goodrich Company develop a method of plasticizing polyvinyl chloride, giving it commercial potential. ... Pearl, Raymond (1926). Alcohol and Longevity. New York: Alfred A. Knopf. ISBN 0-405-13615-3. Boyle, Peter; Boffetta, Paolo; ... Lowenfels, Albert B.; Burns, Harry; Brawley, Otis; Zatonski, Witold; Rehm, Jürgen (2013). Alcohol: Science, Policy and Public ...
*  Transcatheter arterial chemoembolization
... sustained release of loaded drug locally with embolic effect leading to tumor ischemia Polyvinyl alcohol microspheres - loaded ...
*  Polyvinyl alcohol
Preparation of polyvinyl butyral is the largest use for polyvinyl alcohol in the U.S. and Western Europe. Polyvinyl alcohol is ... Polyvinyl acetals: Polyvinyl acetals are prepared by reacting aldehydes with polyvinyl alcohol. Polyvinyl butyral (PVB) and ... as reinforcement in concrete Raw material to polyvinyl nitrate (PVN) an ester of nitric acid and polyvinyl alcohol. As a ... Poly(vinyl alcohol) (PVOH, PVA, or PVAl) is a water-soluble synthetic polymer. It has the idealized formula [CH2CH(OH)]n. It is ...
*  Polyvinyl-alcohol oxidase
In enzymology, a polyvinyl-alcohol oxidase (EC 1.1.3.30) is an enzyme that catalyzes the chemical reaction polyvinyl alcohol + ... oxidized polyvinyl alcohol + H2O2 Thus, the two substrates of this enzyme are polyvinyl alcohol and O2, whereas its two ... polyvinyl alcohol, and PVA oxidase. Shimao M, Nishimura Y, Kato N, Sakazawa C (1985). "Localization of Polyvinyl Alcohol ... The systematic name of this enzyme class is polyvinyl-alcohol:oxygen oxidoreductase. Other names in common use include ...
*  Polyvinyl-alcohol dehydrogenase (acceptor)
... a polyvinyl-alcohol dehydrogenase (acceptor) (EC 1.1.99.23) is an enzyme that catalyzes the chemical reaction polyvinyl alcohol ... oxidized polyvinyl alcohol + reduced acceptor Thus, the two substrates of this enzyme are polyvinyl alcohol and acceptor, ... The systematic name of this enzyme class is polyvinyl-alcohol:acceptor oxidoreductase. Other names in common use include PVA ... Shimao M, Onishi S, Kato N, Sakazawa C (1989). "Pyrroloquinoline Quinone-Dependent Cytochrome Reduction in Polyvinyl Alcohol- ...
*  Polyvinyl alcohol dehydrogenase (cytochrome)
... oxidized polyvinyl alcohol + ferrocytochrome c + H+ This enzyme participates in bacterial polyvinyl alcohol degradation. Shimao ... "Cloning and expression of soluble cytochrome c and its role in polyvinyl alcohol degradation by polyvinyl alcohol-utilizing ... Polyvinyl alcohol dehydrogenase (cytochrome) (EC 1.1.2.6, PVA dehydrogenase, PVADH) is an enzyme with systematic name polyvinyl ... Polyvinyl alcohol dehydrogenase (cytochrome) at the US National Library of Medicine Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) Molecular ...
*  Solvent impregnated resin
used polyvinyl alcohol. In order to remove or recover the extracted solute, SIR particles can be regenerated using low pressure ...
*  Flubber (material)
ISBN 0-7872-2741-2. Cassassa, E. Z.; A. M. Sarquis; C. H. Van Dyke (January 1986). "The Gelation of Polyvinyl Alcohol with ... or Slime are common names referring to a rubbery polymer formed by cross-linking of polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) with a boron ... Flubber can be made from polyvinyl-acetate-based adhesives, such as Elmer's Glue, and borax as an elementary science education ...
*  Embolization
polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) - These are permanent agents. They are tiny balls 50-1200 um in size. The particles are not meant to ... The alcohol does need some time to denature proteins of the endothelium and activate the coagulation system to cause a blood ... It contains 2% benzyl alcohol, so it is less painful than ethanol. However it does cause hemolysis and renal failure in large ...
*  Vinyl acetate
Polyvinyl alcohol "Public Health Statement for Vinyl Acetate". Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Centers for ... It is the precursor to polyvinyl acetate, an important polymer in industry. The worldwide production capacity of vinyl acetate ... polyvinyl chloride acetate (PVCA), and polyvinylpyrrolidone (Vp/Va Copolymer, used in hair gels). Due to the instability of the ... CH3CO2H It can be polymerized to give polyvinyl acetate (PVA). With other monomers can be used to prepare copolymers such as ...
*  Edward Wilson Merrill
Merrill, EW; Salzman, EW; Wong, PS; Ashford, TP; Brown, AH; Austen, WG (1970). "Polyvinyl alcohol--- heparin hydrogel "G"". ... He developed new heparinized biomedical surfaces based on poly (vinyl alcohol) and hydroxylated SBS-block copolymer systems ( ... Peppas, Nikolaos A.; Merrill, Edward W. (1977). "Development of semicrystalline poly(vinyl alcohol) hydrogels for biomedical ...
*  Rolling paper
Poly(vinyl alcohol) in aqueous solution is used for cigarette adhesives. Permeability is defined as the measure of the volume ... The tip paper may be covered with polyvinyl alcohol. Cigar or cigarillo casing paper holds the chopped tobacco together and ... 1-8, doi:10.1002/14356007.a26_163 Manfred L. Hallensleben (2007), "Polyvinyl Compounds, Others", Ullmann's Encyclopedia of ... "Vinyl Alcohol Polymers", Kirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology (5th ed.), Wiley, p. 26, doi:10.1002/ ...
*  Cigarette filter
The tip paper may be coated with polyvinyl alcohol. In the 1970s epidemiologic evidence relative to tobacco-related cancers and ... 1-70, doi:10.1002/14356007.a01_221 F. L. Marten (2002), "Vinyl Alcohol Polymers", Kirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical ...
*  Microbacterium barkeri
Chung, Jinwook; Kim, Seungjin; Choi, Kwangkeun; Kim, Jong-Oh (17 June 2015). "Degradation of polyvinyl alcohol in textile waste ... Microbacterium barkeri has the ability to degrade polyvinyl alcohol. Parte, A.C. "Microbacterium". www.bacterio.net. " ...
*  Prostatic artery embolization
Polyvinyl alcohol particles are then injected into the prostatic artery. They function by causing embolization (blockage of the ... "Relief of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia-related Bladder Outlet Obstruction after Transarterial Polyvinyl Alcohol Prostate ...
*  Vinyl polymer
Polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) is produced by hydrolysis of polyvinyl acetate. (Not by polymerization of the monomer vinyl alcohol or ... Polystyrene is made from styrene or "vinyl benzene". Polyvinyl chloride (PVC) is made by polymerization of the monomer vinyl ... refers only to polyvinyl chloride (PVC). Vinyl polymers are the most common type of plastic: Polymerized simple alkenes: ... chloride (chloroethene) CH2=CHCl Polyvinyl acetate (PVAc) is made by polymerization of vinyl acetate. In a water suspension, ...
*  Polyvinyl butyral
It is prepared from polyvinyl alcohol by reaction with butyraldehyde. The major application is laminated safety glass for ... Polyvinyl butyral (or PVB) is a resin mostly used for applications that require strong binding, optical clarity, adhesion to ... In 1927, the Canadian chemists Howard W. Matheson and Frederick W. Skirrow invented the plastic polyvinyl butyral. PVB has been ... Dhaliwal, A. K.; Hay, J. N. (2002). "The characterization of polyvinyl butyral by thermal analysis". Thermochimica Acta. 91: ...
*  Polaroid (polarizer)
H-sheet is a polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) polymer impregnated with iodine. During manufacture, the PVA polymer chains are stretched ...
*  Artificial tears
Preparations contain carboxymethyl cellulose, polyvinyl alcohol, hydroxypropyl methylcellulose (a.k.a. HPMC or hypromellose), ... polyvinyl alcohol-based tears. Sjögren's syndrome "Keratoconjunctivitis, Sicca". eMedicine. WebMD, Inc. 2006-04-21. Archived ...
*  Conservation and restoration of ceramic objects
Vinyl acetate polymers include polyvinyl acetate, polyvinyl alcohol and polyvinyl acetal; all come from reaction products of ... Additionally, polyvinyl acetate mixtures tend to degrade in storage and release acetic acid, which in some cases can corrode ... One of the major advantages of B-72 as a consolidate is that it is stronger and harder than polyvinyl acetate without being ... The mixture consists of polyvinyl acetate (PVAC) AYAC, ethylene acrylic acid (EAA) copolymers A-C 540, and 580, antioxidants ...
*  Surgical suture
The first synthetic absorbable was based on polyvinyl alcohol in 1931. Polyesters were developed in the 1950s, and later the ...
*  Research in lithium-ion batteries
The device used an electrolyte made of potassium hydroxide in polyvinyl alcohol. The device can also be used as a ...
*  Biochemical oxygen demand
The most commonly used membranes were polyvinyl alcohol, porous hydrophilic membranes etc. A defined microbial consortium can ...
*  Polyvinyl nitrate
... an ester of nitric acid and polyvinyl alcohol. It is prepared by nitration of polyvinyl alcohol or transesterification of ... depending on the molecular weight of the starting polyvinyl alcohol. Polyvinyl nitrate can be used in some moldable propellants ... Polyvinyl nitrate (PVN) is a polymeric explosive material, ... polyvinyl acetate. It is a thermoplastic substance with ...
*  Jane Blankenship
A 1995). Gibson, J.B., W.A. Baugh, L.C. Brown, D.O. Husband, M.L. Hoppe and D.A. Steinman, "Polyvinyl Alcohol (PVA) Coating ... "ICFT Polyvinyl Alcohol (PVA) Layer Production Procedure", GA-910610 (rev. NC1994), (rev. ...
*  List of food additives
8] Prune kernel oil - marketed as a gourmet cooking oil [9] Poly vinyl pyrrolidone - Polydextrose - humectant Polyethylene ... gelling agent Alcohol - Alfalfa - Alginic acid - thickener, vegetable gum, stabilizer, gelling agent, emulsifier Alitame - ... alcohol) - Ethyl maltol - flavor enhancer Ethyl methyl cellulose - thickener, vegetable gum, emulsifier Ethylparaben (ethyl ...
*  Fecal incontinence
Polyurethane plugs were reported to perform better than those made of polyvinyl-alcohol. Plugs are less likely to help those ... reduce alcohol (especially stout, beer and ale); reduce lactose if there is some degree of lactase deficiency; and reduce ...