potassium bromide

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n potassium bromide a white crystalline salt (KBr) used as a sedative and in photography
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Usage

In literature:

I must have a course of shower baths and of bromide of potassium.
"Selected Writings of Guy de Maupassant" by Guy de Maupassant
Electricity was applied to the spine, and brandy and potassium bromid were given, but death occurred about noon.
"Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine" by George M. Gould
When dry it is exposed and developed with the usual oxalate developer, to which a little bromide of potassium has been added.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 401, September 8, 1883" by Various
As to potassium bromide.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 384, May 12, 1883" by Various
I must have a course of shower-baths and of bromide of potassium.
"Library of the World's Best Mystery and Detective Stories" by Edited by Julian Hawthorne
Bromide of Potassium is a most valuable remedy in allaying lustful and heated passions and appetites.
"Searchlights on Health" by B. G. Jefferis and J. L. Nichols
The following day she was given bromide of potassium in place of the ether in the digitalis mixture.
"Scientific American Supplement, Vol. XIX, No. 470, Jan. 3, 1885" by Various
The usual method is to condemn vigorously the use of potassium bromide, and substitute ammonium or sodium bromide for it.
"Epilepsy, Hysteria, and Neurasthenia" by Isaac G. Briggs
Some four or five years since I tried using bromide of zinc instead of the ordinary salts, namely, bromide of ammonium or potassium.
"Scientific American Supplement, Vol. XV., No. 388, June 9, 1883" by Various
Those principally deserving of mention are the bromides and iodides of potassium and sodium.
"A System of Instruction in the Practical Use of the Blowpipe" by Anonymous
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In science:

The supernatant was discarded and the pellet was washed again as described above. After decanting the supernatant, the pellet was extracted by suspension in 10 times the volume of 0.5% hexadecyltrimethylammonium bromide (HTAB, Sigma-Aldrich) in 50 mM potassium phosphate buffer (pH 6.0) at 25°C.
Post-ischaemic treatment with the cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitor nimesulide reduces blood-brain barrier disruption and leukocyte infiltration following transient focal cerebral ischaemia in rats
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