trinitrotoluene

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

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Guidelines for Exposure Prevention, Medical Surveillance and Evaluation of Workers with the Potential for Exposure to 2,4,6-Trinitrotoluene (TNT).Washington, DC: US Department of the Army; 2010.
Coats, "A theoretical study of the structure and vibrations of 2,4,6-trinitrotoluene," Journal of Molecular Structure, vol.
Oxidation of 2,4,6-trinitrotoluene in the presence of different iron bearing minerals at neutral pH, Chemical Engineering Journal 144: 453-458.
Lu, "Adsorption of 2,4,6-trinitrotoluene on carboxylated porous polystyrene microspheres," Applied Surface Science, vol.
[69] isolated an aerobic bacterium, Pseudomonas vesicularis, from soil contaminated with 2,4,6-trinitrotoluene and 1,3,5-trinitrobenzene (TNB).
A combined biological and chemical procedure was also used as an ecologically and economically favorable remediation technique for 2,4,6-trinitrotoluene (TNT) reduction in contaminated ground and surface water [106, 107].
Fenton oxidation has been tested with a variety of synthetic wastewaters containing a diversity of target compounds, such as phenols [112-114], chlorophenols [115], formaldehyde [116], 2,4-dinitrophenol [116], 2,4,6-trinitrotoluene [117], 2,4-dinitrotoluene, chlorobenzene, tetrachloroethylene [118], halomethanes, amines, and hexahydro-1,3,5-trinitro-1,3,5-triazine (RDX) [119].
Aerobic degradation of 2,4,6-trinitrotoluene by Enterobacter cloacae PB2 and by pentaerythritol tetranitrate reductase.
Various studies have investigated composting as a means to treat energetics-contaminated soils; however, virtually all have addressed treatment of TNT (2,4,6-trinitrotoluene), RDX (hexahydro-1,3,5-trin itro-1,3,5-triazine), and HMX (octahydro-1,3,5,7-tetranitro-1,3,5,7-tetrazocine) (Pennington & Brannon 2002; Williams et al.
The 2,4,6-trinitrotoluene (TNT) and 2,4,6-trinitrophenol (picric acid) are the prominent members of this group.
and Chiron, S.: 2007, Fenton-like oxidation of 2,4,6-trinitrotoluene using different iron minerals, Science of the Total Environment, 385, 242251.
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.sub.2] atmosphere ("dry method") or water vapor atmosphere ("wet method").
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.