Definition of acrylamide
: an amide C3H5NO that is derived from acrylic acid, that polymerizes readily, and that is used in the manufacture of synthetic textile fibers
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A series of chemical treatments replaces the fatty lipid membranes surrounding cells with an acrylamide mesh that keeps microscopic details intact without scattering light like lipid does.
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Origin and Etymology of acrylamide
acrylic + amide
First Known Use: 1893
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