Glycerol

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'''Glycerol''' is an alcohol often used in the lab to avoid freezing and increase the density of liquids. Its standardised IUPAC name is propane-1,2,3-triol. It is also often referred to as glycerine or glycerin.
'''Glycerol''' is an alcohol often used in the lab to avoid freezing and increase the density of liquids. Its standardised IUPAC name is propane-1,2,3-triol. It is also often referred to as glycerine or glycerin.
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== Recipes ==
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* [[Silver: 50% Glycerol|50% glycerol solution recipe from the Silver lab]]
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* [[Griffitts:Stock_solutions#80.25_Glycerol_.2875_mL.29|80% glycerol solution recipe from the Griffitts lab]]
== See also ==
== See also ==
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* [http://www.bio.net/bionet/mm/methods/1996-August/048145.html Discussion on the use of glycerol to preserve proteins at bio.net]
* [http://www.bio.net/bionet/mm/methods/1996-August/048145.html Discussion on the use of glycerol to preserve proteins at bio.net]
* [http://www.dow.com/glycerine/resources/freezept.htm Freezing point of glycerol/water solution]
* [http://www.dow.com/glycerine/resources/freezept.htm Freezing point of glycerol/water solution]
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=== Recipes ===
 
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* [[Silver: 50% Glycerol|50% glycerol solution recipe from the Silver lab]]
 
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* [[Griffitts:Stock_solutions#80.25_Glycerol_.2875_mL.29|80% glycerol solution recipe from the Griffitts lab]]\
 

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Chemical structure of glycerol, also known as glycerine and propane-1,2,3-triol
Chemical structure of glycerol, also known as glycerine and propane-1,2,3-triol

Glycerol is an alcohol often used in the lab to avoid freezing and increase the density of liquids. Its standardised IUPAC name is propane-1,2,3-triol. It is also often referred to as glycerine or glycerin.

Recipes

See also

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