Definition of Acrylamide

1. Noun. A white crystalline amide of propenoic acid can damage the nervous system and is carcinogenic in laboratory animals. "They claimed that acrylamide is produced when certain carbohydrates are baked or fried at high temperatures"

Generic synonyms: Amide



Definition of Acrylamide

1. Noun. (organic compound) The amide of acrylic acid, CH2=CH.CONH2; used in the manufacture of polyacrylamides. ¹

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Definition of Acrylamide

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Acrylamide

acroterions
acroterium
acroters
acrotheca
acrotic
acrotism
acrotisms
acrotomous
acrotrophodynia
acrotrophoneurosis
acroyl
acrue
acryl
acrylaldehyde
acrylamide (current term)
acrylamides
acrylate
acrylate resin
acrylates
acrylation
acrylations
acrylic
acrylic acid
acrylic acids
acrylic fiber
acrylic paint
acrylic resin
acrylic resin base
acrylic resin tooth

Literary usage of Acrylamide

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1. Risk Assessment for Neurobehavioral Toxicity edited by Bernard Weiss, Jurg Elsner (1997)
"... sprouting of motor nerve in acrylamide-intoxicated rats with progressive weakness. Environ Res 60:233-241 (1993). 26. Institute of Medicine. ..."

2. Eighth Annual Report on Carcinogens: 1998 Summary edited by Barry Leonard (1999)
"acrylamide CAS No. 79-06-1 First Listed in the Sixth Annual Repon on Carcinogens ... When administered in the drinking water, acrylamide increased the ..."

3. 6th Annual Report on Carcinogens (1991) by DIANE Publishing Company (1994)
"When administered in the drinking water, acrylamide increased the incidences of ... When administered by gavage or by intraperitoneal injection, acrylamide ..."

4. Code of Federal Regulations: Parts 170 to 199 Revised as of April 1, 2005 by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Staff (2005)
"The polymer is produced by copolymerizing either: (1) acrylamide, ... (Kjeldahl, dry basis), and a residual acrylamide monomer content of not more than 0.1 ..."

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