a colorless, odorless, toxic crystalline compound, c 3 h 5 no, soluble in water, alcohol, and acetone: used in the synthesis of and other organic materials, as textile fibers, in the processing of ore, and in the treatment of sewage.
a chemical compound that is derived from acrylic acid and easily forms polymers. acrylamide is used in synthetic fibers and sewage treatment and as a medium in electroph-r-sis, especially to separate macromolecules such as proteins and nucleic acids. chemical formula: c3h5no.

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