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Synonyms for alkane

a series of non-aromatic saturated hydrocarbons with the general formula CnH(2n+2)

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At 225 and 280[degrees]C, there were only few alkanes in the components.
As shown in Table 3, the individual alkanes present in the highest concentrations were [C.
At the core of technologies for converting the alkanes in natural gas is the chemistry of the carbon-hydrogen.
The liquid phases chosen in the present article were two non-linear alkanes, isooctane (2,2,4-trimethylpentane) and cyclohexane.
Some of the alkanes created by Fischer-Tropsch are desirable for use as fuel, but others have low molecular weights that make them unsuitable.
The University of Wisconsin (UW) Madison College of Engineering recently announced that a group of graduate students has authored a report published in the June 3 issue of the journal Science, Chemical and Biological Engineering that details a four-phase catalytic reactor in which corn and other biomass-derived carbohydrates can be converted to sulfur-free liquid alkanes for use as an additive for diesel transportation fuel.
Fraction 5 of thin-layer chromatography consisted according to gas-liquid chromatography data mostly of alkanes and alkenes, others made up 18.
Gilbert Lahdou of McGill University received first prize for his presentation on "Possible Mechanisms for Observed Fluctuations in Chloride Ion Levels During the Biodegradation of Commercial Chlorinated Alkanes.
Alkanes and methylated alkanes are markers of oxidative stress; they are degradation products of membrane polyunsaturated fatty acids that have undergone lipid peroxidation.
The cancer-detecting e-nose is able to spot the cocktail of chemicals - alkanes and benzene derivatives - exhaled by people with lung cancer.
A proprietary mix of alkanes and alkanols, off-white in color and soft-solid at room temperature, provides a processing aid suitable for applications such as automotive mechanical rubber goods (MRG), footwear, electronic EPDM/plastics, and other rubber/plastic combinations.
As part of an effort to provide validation data for the modeling of hydrocarbon rich systems, researchers at NIST have undertaken a systematic study of the microwave rotational spectra of substituted alkanes, such as 1-pentene, 1-hexene, 1-octene, and 1-dodecene.
The results of the risk-based sub-study shows that treating the more toxic aromatic-constituents of gasoline is significantly more effective and economical, relative to treating the less toxic alkanes and cycloalkanes.
Using proprietary technologies, Verdezyne discovered and is engineering a proprietary metabolic pathway that can utilize sugar, plant-based oils or alkanes.