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Synonyms for cyanide

any of a class of organic compounds containing the cyano radical -CN

an extremely poisonous salt of hydrocyanic acid

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The cyanide ion or radical [CN-] is the strong poison and is rapidly absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract [GIT].
Synthetic silver nanoparticles were used in the research as the colorimetric sensor in order to measure low concentrations of cyanide ion in aqueous environments," Salahoddin Hajizadeh, MSc in analytical chemistry from Urmia University, told the INIC.
A concentration of weak-acid-dissociable (WAD) cyanide below 50mg/L is considered safe to wildlife, but outside TSF with different conditions this WAD can release cyanide ions and change previous concentrations.
Hydroxocobalamin works by binding directly to the cyanide ions, creating cyanocobalamin, a natural form of vitamin B12, which is excreted in the urine.
The unique mechanism of action of Cyanokit(R) is based on its ability to tightly bind cyanide ions.