trinitrotoluene

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explosive consisting of a yellow crystalline compound that is a flammable toxic derivative of toluene

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Oxidation of 2,4,6-trinitrotoluene in the presence of different iron bearing minerals at neutral pH, Chemical Engineering Journal 144: 453-458.
A novel environmentally friendly 2,4,6-trinitrotoluene (TNT) based explosive.
Detonation nanodiamond particles (DND) are 2- to 10-nm diamond nanoparticles produced by the detonation of 2,4,6-trinitrotoluene (TNT) / 1,3,5-trinitro-triazacyclohexane (hexogen) explosives in a closed steel chamber, with either a gaseous C[O.
The review by Van Aken (2009) focuses on the development of transgenic plants for remediation of 2,4,6-trinitrotoluene, hexahydro-l,3,5-trinitro-l,3,5-triazine and glyceroltrinitrate by introducing and expressing bacterial nitroreductases and cytochrome p450s.
A team of researchers at Colorado State University in Fort Collins and Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, have created transgenic plants that turn from green to white when exposed to the explosive 2,4,6-trinitrotoluene (TNT).
APOPO's work has focused on teaching rats to find mines that contain 2,4,6-trinitrotoluene (TNT), which is the main explosive charge in most types of landmines.
Transformations of 2,4,6-Trinitrotoluene in Various Conditions by Klebsiella sp.