Definition of Glutaraldehyde

1. Noun. The chemical substance having the IUPAC name pentane-1,5-dial, a toxic liquid with a pungent odor. ¹



2. Noun. Any specific preparation or solution of glutaraldehyde. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Glutaraldehyde

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Glutaraldehyde

1. A dialdehyde used as a fixative, especially for electron microscopy. By its interaction with amino groups (and others) it forms cross links between proteins. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Glutaraldehyde

glutaminyl
glutaminyl-peptide cyclotransferase
glutaminyl-tRNA synthetase
glutaminyls
glutamoyl
glutamyl
glutamyl-tRNA(Gln) amidotransferase
glutamyl aminopeptidase
glutamyl carboxylase
glutamyl endopeptidase
glutamyl tRNA dehydrogenase
glutamyl tRNA reductase
glutamylcysteine
glutar-
glutaral
glutaraldehyde (current term)
glutaraldehyde fixative
glutaraldehydes
glutardialdehyde
glutaredoxin
glutaredoxins
glutaric
glutaric acid
glutaronitrile
glutaryl
glutaryl-CoA
glutaryl-CoA dehydrogenase
glutaryl coenzyme A oxidase
glutarylamidocephalosporanic acid acylase
glutathione

Literary usage of Glutaraldehyde

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1. Disinfectants: Do They Work? by DIANE Publishing Company (1994)
"(glutaraldehyde is one of the most widely used active ingredients for hospital ... Researchers from a leading manufacturer of glutaraldehyde- based products ..."

2. State of the Great Lakes: 1998 Annual Reportedited by Martha Waszak edited by Martha Waszak (1999)
"Prior studies have shown that glutaraldehyde has the unusual property of rapidly ... Can glutaraldehyde be used in ballast water to treat nonindigenous ..."

3. Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine (1903)
"For TEM the material was fixed in 4% glutaraldehyde, post fixed in buffered 2% ... Pieces of kidney perfused with glutaraldehyde were further fixed in this ..."

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