hexane

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hex·ane

(hek'sān),
A saturated hydrocarbon, C6H14, of the paraffin series (typically n-hexane, CH3-(CH2)4-CH3).

hex·ane

(heks'ān)
A saturated hydrocarbon, C6H14, of the paraffin series.
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After transesterification, we diluted the samples with water (10 [cm.sup.3]) and extracted them 2 times with isohexane (5 [cm.sup.3]).
"We found that substituting isohexane for hexane in production required little or no change in the cottonseed crushing operation," says chemical engineer Peter J.
Used to convert normal butane into isobutane ([C.sub.4]), an alkylation process feedstock, and normal pentane and hexane into isopentane ([C.sub.5]) and isohexane ([C.sub.6]), high-octane gasoline components.