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an ore of boron consisting of hydrated sodium borate

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The influence of the concentration of sodium tetraborate (20-40 mM) and the concentration of SDS (60-100 mM) were investigated.
Two, antimicrobial agents such as hexachlo- rophene, sodium borate, ethanol and sodium tetraborate.
This might require writing more than one name, such as sodium borate, borax or sodium tetraborate decahydrate.
Malt extract (Fluka, Germany), soybean peptone (Fluka, Germany), ethanol (Merck, Germany), toluene (Merck, Germany), sulfuric acid (Merck, Germany), sodium tetraborate (Sigma-Aldrich, Germany), sodium hydroxide (Merck, Germany), galacturonic acid (Fluka, Germany), mercuric chloride (SigmaAldrich, Germany), sodium acetate (Sigma-Aldrich, Germany), magnesium sulfate (Sigma-Aldrich, Germany), m-hydroxydiphenyl (Sigma-Aldrich, Germany), sodium sulfite technical grade (Merck, Germany).
Boron, oxygen and sodium make up sodium tetraborate, which is sold as "20 Mule Team Borax" (the name comes from the teams of 18 mules and two horses that would haul large wagons of processed borax from mines in the late 1800s to the nearest railroad spur).
Add sodium tetraborate decahydrate (Borax) to one liter of warm distilled water (60[degrees]C) until saturation is reached then cool to room temperature (RT [approximately equal to] 20[degrees]C).