- A dialdehyde used as a fixative for electron microscopy, especially for nuclear morphology and for localization of enzyme activity; also used as a germicidal agent for disinfection and sterilization of instruments or equipment that cannot be heat sterilized. SYN: glutaral.
* * *glu·tar·al·de·hyde .glüt-ə-'ral-də-.hīd n a compound C5H8O2 that contains two aldehyde groups and is used as a disinfectant and in fixing biological tissues
* * *glu·ta·ral·de·hyde (gloo″tə-ralґdə-hīd) a disinfectant, C5H8O2, effective against vegetative gram-positive, gram-negative, and acid-fast bacteria, bacterial spores, some fungi, and viruses; used in an aqueous solution for sterilization of endoscopic equipment, thermometers, and plastic, rubber, or other nonâ€“heat-resistant equipment. Glutaraldehyde is also used as a tissue fixative for light and electron microscopy because of its preservation of fine structural detail and localization of enzyme activity. Called also glutaral.
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