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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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For instance, while alkane substituted benzene for semi-volatile hydrocarbons (Figures 14 and 15) comprised almost 59 percent of the total concentration, the amount of the peaks related to the individual specific hydrocarbons from this group amounted to only 21 percent.
al [10] (LOPLS) reproduced densities and the heats of vaporization of alkanes and alkenes of different lengths (both short and long hydrocarbons) and therefore were chosen for n-hexadecane.
For example, alkane vapors and the ammonium nitrate fuel oil mixture (ANFO) are extremely explosive and have brought numerous disasters in recent years," he said.
On 16 September 2015, the boards of Barbican and Alkane announced that they had reached agreement on the terms of a recommended cash offer by Barbican (a company controlled by BBIP) for the entire issued and to be issued share capital of Alkane at a price of 36 pence in cash for each Alkane Share.
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.
Alkane is currently targeting eventual mine life of more than 10 years.
Nottinghamshire-based Alkane Energy, which has said the acquisition will significantly boost the amount of electricity it generates from coal mine methane (CMM), will part-finance the deal by raising PS6m through a placing of 22 million shares, with additional support through the extension of bank facilities by Lloyds TSB Bank by PS3.
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.
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alkane transfer molecules from liquid to gas phase) to mass transport and it allows evaluate only the resistance of liquid phase to the carbon dioxide absorption.
Interpretation of odd-even alkane predominance can be potentially complicated by the presence of certain bacteria which have been shown to exhibit high molecular weight n-alkane distributions showing no odd carbon preference (Han and Calvin, 1969).
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grandiflora differed in alkane composition depending on leaf side, On the adaxial side the most abundant compound was C35, whereas on the abaxial sides the compounds C31 and C33 predominated, showing similar proportions.