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formaldehyde

A colorless liquid with a distinctive odor, classified as a volatile organic compound because it can be emitted as a gas from certain solids and liquids, even at room temperature. Almost every building component contains formaldehyde in some amount. It is used as a component in glues and adhesives, and in paints and other coatings. Some claim it is a cause of sick building syndrome.

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Mice were deeply anesthetized and perfused transcardially with saline followed by 4% paraformaldehyde in 0.
Bis(3-phenyl-3,4-dihydro-2H-1,3-benzoxazinyl)isopropane or Bisphenol-A as a standard benzoxazine monomer, paraformaldehyde (99%), Tetrahydrofuran (THF), aniline (99%) and 3-aminopropyltrimethoxysilane (98%) were obtained from Sigma Aldrich Co.
We washed the surfaces, immediately fixed the remaining cells with 4% paraformaldehyde, and stained the cell membranes with octadecyl rhodamine B (Invitrogen) or CellMask Deep Red (Invitrogen) according to manufacturer's instructions and the cell nuclei with DAPI (Vectashield Mounting Media, Vector Laboratories).
For DAPI staining, the scaffolds were fixed with 4% Paraformaldehyde in PBS for 20 mins.
Tissue preparation: Bone samples were immersed in PLP fixative (2% paraformaldehyde containing 0.
For immunofluorescence studies, the OC exptants were fixed in 4% paraformaldehyde in phosphate-buffered saline (PBS) and permeabilized with 5% Triton X-100 in PBS with 10% fetal calf serum.
res] by Western blot or fixed in buffered 4% paraformaldehyde for histopathologic studies.
The hardener was a 1:1 mixture of paraformaldehyde and wood powder used in 20 to 100 parts by mass, based on liquid resin.
Cells were then fixed by 3% paraformaldehyde, permeabilized and probed with antibody against [alpha.
The nerve segments were fixed in buffered 2 - 4% paraformaldehyde at 4[degrees] C overnight.