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alkane

 [al´kān]
a saturated hydrocarbon, i.e., one that has no carbon-carbon multiple bonds.

al·kane

(al'kān),
The general term for a saturated acyclic hydrocarbon; for example, propane, butane.

alkane

/al·kane/ (al´kān) any of a class of saturated hydrocarbons with a straight or branched chain structure, of the general formula CnH2n + 2.

alkane

a saturated aliphatic hydrocarbon containing no double or triple bonds in the carbon chain, such as propane. Also called paraffin.

alkane

Any of a number of saturated aliphatic (straight-chain) hydrocarbons of the methane series (methane, ethane, propane, butane, pentane, hexane, septane, octane, nonane, decane, etc.), in which the carbons are joined to other carbons by single bonds.

al·kane

(al'kān)
The general term for a saturated acyclic hydrocarbon (e.g., propane, butane).

alkane (alˑ·kānˈ),

n water-insoluble, saturated hydrocarbon compound, with the general chemical formula CnH2n+2. Hexane (C6H14) is used in the solvent extraction or enfleurage process. See also enfleurage.

alkane

a saturated hydrocarbon, i.e. one that has no carbon-carbon multiple bonds; formerly called paraffin.
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Alkane operates mid-sized 'gas to power' electricity plants and has onshore petroleum exploration licences allowing it to operate coal mine methane sites pulling out gas from old pits.
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The liquid phases chosen in the present article were two non-linear alkanes, isooctane (2,2,4-trimethylpentane) and cyclohexane.
The prospects look good for Alkane and broker S G Securities has set a target price of 181p for the company from its current position of 107p.
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It was concluded that disproportionation reactions do not occur in the normal pyridyl derivatives under regular circumstances and that the reaction that was appearing on NMR and ultraviolet visibility analysis was actually an oxidation reaction with amylene, an alkane.
have also taken a look at HFC-134a, a chlorine-free alkane with reported zero ODP.
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.
The two earlier groups of paraffin and intermediate can readily be analyzed as regards the distribution of their hydrocarbon components over the whole carbon number range by high temperature gas chromatography and, by incorporating a known amount of a pure alkane hydrocarbon as an internal standard, the alkane content of the wax can be determined quantitatively.
Alkane Energy, the Midlandbased company which extracts methane from disused coal mines, failed to find a rich seam last year and slumped to a loss.