isopropanol

[ahy-suh-proh-puh-nawl, -nol]
noun Chemistry.

Origin:
1940–45; iso- + propane + -ol1

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They then exposed the spheres to isopropanol, which collapsed them into the discoid shape characteristic of red blood cells.
As for using hexane as a cleaner, it is more volatile than isopropanol but both are flammable.
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