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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

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).
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Concentrations of C29 and C31 alkanes were highest in the herbage group, and the concentration of C32 alkane in most species was very low and almost zero.
For linear alkanes, either a solid or a porous film was obtained, depending on the alkane used.
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Goldman of Rutgers University in Piscataway, N.J., and their research teams used two catalysts to promote reactions that together reclaimed the short alkanes. The first reaction removes two hydrogen atoms from an alkane, creating a double bond between two of the molecule's carbons.
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So far, the researchers have made only small, laboratory-scale batches of the alkanes. Scaling up the process in a cost-effective way may be difficult, especially since alkane production requires many steps.
There are several methods of attack on hydrocarbon substrates such as toluene, alkanes, and PAHs by anaerobic bacteria.
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Abbreviations and marks: MB alkanes - Methyl-branched alkanes; cVA - cis-vaccenyl acetate; trace - less than 0.1%.
When contacted, Yahya Butt told Express News that smoke from alkane burning can cause dangerous diseases, including cancer.
Table-1: (a) The variation of logarithm of specific retention volumes, Vg0 (ml/g), of alcohols and alkanes with temperature using poly(ABM) as stationary phase.