Example sentences for: acetone

How can you use “acetone” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The cryo-sections were air-dried at room temperature, fixed in acetone for 5 min., washed for 15 min in Tris-buffered saline (TBS; 20 mM Tris-HCl, 500 mM NaCl, pH 7.4) and incubated for 1 hour with 1% purified milk protein blocking solution (Boehringer-Mannheim, Indianapolis, IN) in TBS to reduce background staining.

  • For immunofluorescent detection of dengue-specific proteins, cells growing on chamber slides were rinsed in room-temperature PBS and then fixed in cold acetone for 10 min at -20°C.

  • The pellets were further dehydrated at room temperature 2 x in 100% ethanol for 5 min and 2 x in 100% acetone for 5 min each.

  • The slides were dried ~2 h at room temperature, fixed 5 min in acetone, dried 30 min, and stored at 4°C until immunoperoxidase staining was performed - within two to four weeks.

  • The solvent was removed, and the product was purified by flash column chromatography eluting with 8% acetone in dichloromethane to afford 220 mg of 5 (24% yield).

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