Methylbenzene | definition of methylbenzene by Medical dictionary
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A colorless liquid obtained by the dry distillation of tolu and other resinous bodies, and also derived from coal tar; its physical and chemical properties resemble those of benzene. Used in explosives and dyes, and as a solvent in the extraction of various principles from plants.
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5b after removing PS by immersing the sample in the methylbenzene
The synthesized compound, N(1,3 Benzodioxol5yl)N(4bromobenzyl)4 methylbenzene
sulfonamide (5i) was produced by stirring 3 with 4bromobenzyl bromide (4i) for 34 hours in DMF as polar aprotic solvent and sodium hydride as weak base.
as water-carrying agent and p-toluenesulfonic acid as a catalyst were added.