What does acrylamide mean?

Definitions for acrylamide
əˈkrɪl əˌmaɪd, -mɪdac·ryl·amide

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. acrylamidenoun

    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"

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  1. acrylamidenoun

    The amide of acrylic acid, CH=CH.CONH; used in the manufacture of polyacrylamides.

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  1. Acrylamide

    Acrylamide is a chemical compound with the chemical formula C3H5NO. Its IUPAC name is prop-2-enamide. It is a white odourless crystalline solid, soluble in water, ethanol, ether, and chloroform. Acrylamide decomposes in the presence of acids, bases, oxidizing agents, iron, and iron salts. It decomposes non-thermally to form ammonia, and thermal decomposition produces carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, and oxides of nitrogen. Acrylamide is prepared on an industrial scale by the hydrolysis of acrylonitrile by nitrile hydratase. Most acrylamide is used to synthesize polyacrylamides, which find many uses as water-soluble thickeners. These include use in wastewater treatment, gel electrophoresis, papermaking, ore processing, and the manufacture of permanent press fabrics. Some acrylamide is used in the manufacture of dyes and the manufacture of other monomers. Acrylamide is a known lethal neurotoxin and animal carcinogen. Its discovery in some cooked starchy foods in 2002 prompted concerns about the carcinogenicity of those foods.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Acrylamide

    A colorless, odorless, highly water soluble vinyl monomer formed from the hydration of acrylonitrile. It is primarily used in research laboratories for electrophoresis, chromatography, and electron microscopy and in the sewage and wastewater treatment industries.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of acrylamide in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of acrylamide in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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