tartar emetic

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a poisonous colorless salt used as a mordant and in medicine

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Distearoylphosphatidylcholine (DSPC) and distearoylphosphatidylethanolamine-polyethylene glycol 2000 (DSPE-PEG) were obtained from Lipoid GmbH (Ludwigshafen, Germany); cholesterol (CHOL) was obtained from Dishman (The Netherlands BV) and tartar emetic (TE, [C.sub.8][H.sub.4][K.sub.2][O.sub.12][Sb.sub.2] x 3[H.sub.2]O) was obtained from Sigma-Aldrich (Saint Louis, USA).
She once dealt with the theft of food by baking a pie with tartar emetic, leaving it on the table to "cool overnight." Soon the entire camp heard the moans and groans of the guilty men leading to their arrest.
Darwin partook of sugar-free diets, electric current therapy and shocking belts, water cures, tartar emetic ointment, mineral acids, Condy's water, and Dr.
An interesting chapter on the epidemic of hepatitis C in Egypt highlights that, while the public health department in that country was actively involved in controlling schistosomiasis by giving injections of tartar emetic, at one center it was observed that almost 500 individuals were injected in 50 rain allowing just 5 sec for each injection with 20 to 30 syringes in rotation, thereby not allowing adequate sterilization and hence the transmission of HCV infection.