amylene


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Related to amylene: chloroform, amylene hydrate

am·yl·ene

(am'i-lēn),
A flammable liquid hydrocarbon formed by the decomposition of amyl alcohol; has anesthetic properties but undesirable side actions.
Synonym(s): trimethylethylene

am·yl·ene

(am'i-lēn)
Flammable liquid hydrocarbon formed by the decomposition of amyl alcohol; has anesthetic properties but undesirable side effects.
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It may be noted in passing that even from the time of John Snow, many other substances such as amylene were tried and abandoned.
After using Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR), ultraviolet visibility analysis, and infrared spectroscopy analysis, it was discovered that the solution used in filtering the compound contained amylene and was impure.
Valkenburg recommends DCM preserved with amylene or methanol for recycling.