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Related to chromium: Chromium picolinate
  • noun

Synonyms for chromium

a hard brittle multivalent metallic element

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With the new process, toxicity of the industrial effluents containing chromium and other metals can be reduced to a complete or partial removal from the source streams.
Compounds containing hexavalent chromium are used in electroplating and the production of paint pigments, corrosion inhibitors and many other products.
The maps show that the particle is composed of cobalt, chromium and molybdenum, and is embedded in a silicone matrix.
Of the four good studies, only one found a benefit--lower levels of fasting blood glucose, insulin, and glycated hemoglobin--in people who were given 1,000 micrograms a day of chromium (from chromium picolinate) for four months.
Trivalent Chromium (CrIII)--a naturally occurring element used industrially for brick linings in high temperature furnaces and to make metals, metal alloys and chemical compounds.
Tests of the 10-nm alloy as a coating for steel have shown it to be as hard as chromium and more resistant to marine corrosion, Schuh says.
But water regulators warned last week that treatment plants might have to be shut down if chromium 6 levels get too high to dilute with imported water.
In addition, one male in the high-dose chromium group and two males in the low-dose chromium group fathered litters that did not survive to weaning.
Researchers have been looking into the interaction of chromium with insulin for 40 years.
The Recommended Dietary Allowance of chromium for adults is 50-200 micrograms daily--and experts estimate that the diets of nine out of ten Americans provide less than 50 micrograms a day.
Department of Agriculture show that nine out of ten Americans do not get enough chromium in their diets.
The Chromium Market Review is an absolutely essential resource for anyone interested in detailed information on the reviewed market.
OSHA's Hexavalent Chromium Standard and the solutions you need to meet the deadline for the regulation.
Purchase, NY, has obtained an exclusive license for pharmaceutical uses of chromium histidinate and one of only two licenses being granted for other uses of chromium histidinate.