Mustard Gas

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Mustard Gas

A chemical made from sulfur that causes blisters on human skin. It has been used in chemical warfare since World War I. See also: Chemical Weapons Convention.
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The clinical and pathologic effects of the nitrogen and sulfur mustards in laboratory animals.
1-Thiocitrulline: a potent protective agent against the toxicity of sulfur mustard in vitro.
Determination of the sulfur mustard hydrolysis product thiodiglycol by microcolumn liquid chromatography coupled on-line with sulfur flame photometric detection using large-volume injections and peak compression.
He suffered from blurry vision, and doctors monitored him for signs of an immune system shutdown, one of the later effects of exposure to sulfur mustard.
The topic of sulfur mustard exposure was uncommon, Dr.
This Center of Excellence was developed to focus on sulfur mustard toxicity in the lung and skin and the long-term goal is to develop an effective treatment for mustard gas induced injury in lung and skin," stated Carl White, MD, Professor of Pediatrics at National Jewish Health.
Studies funded by the National Institutes for Health are currently underway evaluating AEOL 10150 as a treatment for exposure to radiation, sulfur mustard gas and chlorine gas.
The new studies will be conducted using "whole" sulfur mustard gas and build on results from previous studies using CEES, an analog of mustard gas, which were conducted at National Jewish Health and the University of Colorado.
Liesenfeld will present "Protease Inhibitors Prevent Microvesication in Sulfur Mustard Wounds on Human Skin Explants.
OTCBB: QMDT) ("Quick-Med Technologies" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a $1 million military contract for research on the "Development of Ilomastat for Treatment of Sulfur Mustard Injuries to Eye and Skin.
OTCBB:QMDT) ("Quick-Med Technologies" or the "Company") announced today that its compound, Ilomastat, has been selected as the lead drug for development of a post injury agent for sulfur mustard gas exposure in a recently funded grant from the National Institutes of Health ("NIH").
In another application of the NIMBUS technology, the article further elaborated that "one of the hottest applications" of the Company's technology is fighting burns from sulfur mustard, or mustard gas.