"Paraffin" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
A mixture of solid hydrocarbons obtained from petroleum. It has a wide range of uses including as a stiffening agent in ointments, as a lubricant, and as a topical anti-inflammatory. It is also commonly used as an embedding material in histology.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Paraffin" by people in Profiles.
Community succession in an anaerobic long-chain paraffin-degrading consortium and impact on chemical and electrical microbially influenced iron corrosion. FEMS Microbiol Ecol. 2019 08 01; 95(8).
Methanogenic paraffin degradation proceeds via alkane addition to fumarate by 'Smithella' spp. mediated by a syntrophic coupling with hydrogenotrophic methanogens. Environ Microbiol. 2016 09; 18(8):2604-19.
Parafilm-M®, An Available Cost-Effective Alternative for Immuno-blot Pouches. Methods Mol Biol. 2015; 1314:313-23.
Microbial processes in oil fields: culprits, problems, and opportunities. Adv Appl Microbiol. 2009; 66:141-251.