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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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Surface Distribution of Alkane Anomalies and Hydrocarbon Shows during the Drilling and the Results of Well Testing.
Alkenes in shale oil were mainly generated in the cleavage of alkane molecules.
The samples of herbages and feces collected for alkane analysis were immediately frozen at -20[degrees]C and then freeze-dried and milled through a 1-mm screen.
The model for straight-chain alkane mixtures was proposed for predicting flash point using the following equation:
"Alkane is well positioned to maximise the value of these assets and this has created the basis for a deal that is beneficial to both parties.
Love said: "What we need to do now is some hardcore chemistry and metabolic modelling to understand the bottlenecks within the bacterium in the transfer from fat to alkane."
Pollutant category Pollutants Inert (nonaromatic, Cyclopentane, methylcyclopentane, nonalkane) methylcyclohexane, sulfur, EC, CO, N[O.sub.2] Polar (nonaldehyde) Acetic acid, 2-butanone, organic carbon Aromatic Benzene, toluene, ethylbenzene, m-xylene and p-xylene, o-xylene, n-propylbenzene, p-ethyltoluene, m-ethyltoluene, 1,3,5-trimethylbenzene, 1,2,4-trimethylbenzene and sec-butylbenzene Aldehyde Benzaldehyde, heptanal, hexanal, octanal Alkane 2,2,4-Trimethylpentane, 2,2-dimethylbutane, 2,3,4-trimethylpentane, 2,3-dimethylbutane.
Alkane Energy PLC (LSE: ALK), an alternative energy company, has announced its financial results for 2010.
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The following fractions were collected: (1) 20 ml of n-hexane (alkane and alkenes), (2) 20 ml of 10% methylene chloride in n-hexane (moncyclic aromatic hydrocarbons), and (3) 40 ml of 20% methylene chloride in n-hexane (polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons).