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alkane

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

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

(al'kān)
The general term for a saturated acyclic hydrocarbon (e.g., propane, butane).
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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Volatile compound emanating from the scales of Corcyra cephalonica and Helicoverpa armigera moth such as Hexatriacontane, docosane and monacosane increased the activity of Trichogramma chilonis (Ananthakrishnan, 1993).
4) (Table 4): 1) Heneicosane (C21), 2) Linoleic acid (possible contaminat), 3) Docosane (C22), 4) Tricosane (C23), 5) Tetracosane (C24), 6) Pentacosane (C25), C) phthalate 7) Hexacosane (C26), 8) Heptacosane (C27), 9) Octacosane (C28), 10) Nonacosane (C29), 11) Triacontane (C30) and 12) Hentriacontane (C31) and Dotriacontane (C32).
Compound Fushun Longkou Huadian 6 Hexadecane 119.8 13 Octadecane 169.3 16 Nonadecane 83.2 129.7 17 Eicosane 80.5 110.8 19 Heneicosane 157.1 47.1 265.1 20 Docosane 221.2 65.5 327.4 23 Tricosane 472.3 170.9 781.7 24 Tetracosane 362.8 89.6 428.4 25 Pentacosane 513.8 116.7 997.3 26 Hexacosane 485.0 198.1 663.6 27 Heptacosane 575.5 279.6 2628.1 30 Octacosane 303.5 152.8 537.8 33 Nonacosane 358.6 212.6 993.5 37 Triacontane 87.9 48.4 297.9 42 Hentriacontane 127.8 480.3 46 Dotriacontane 191.1 54 Tritriacontane 221.8 Table 4.