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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

/al·kane/ (al´kān) any of a class of saturated hydrocarbons with a straight or branched chain structure, of the general formula CnH2n + 2.

alkane

a saturated aliphatic hydrocarbon containing no double or triple bonds in the carbon chain, such as propane. Also called paraffin.

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).

alkane (alˑ·kānˈ),

n water-insoluble, saturated hydrocarbon compound, with the general chemical formula CnH2n+2. Hexane (C6H14) is used in the solvent extraction or enfleurage process. See also enfleurage.

alkane

a saturated hydrocarbon, i.e. one that has no carbon-carbon multiple bonds; formerly called paraffin.
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While only 8 compounds were identified as 3-hexen-1-ol for peak 2, octanal for peak 9, 3-octanol for peak 10, 2-nonanone for peak 11, decanal for peak 13, 2-undecanone for peak 15, pentadecane for peak 18 and hexadecane for peak 20.
gas) 34 Pentadecane 9 cis-2-Butene 35 1-Hexadecene 10 1-Pentene 36 Hexadecane 11 Pentane 37 1-Heptadecene 12 cis-2- Pentene 38 Heptadecane 13 1-Hexene 39 1-Octadecene 14 Hexane 40 Octadecane 15 cis-2- Hexene 41 1-Nonadecene 16 Benzene 42 Nonadecane 17 1-Heptene 43 1-Eicosene 18 Heptane 44 Eicosane 19 Toluene 45 1-Heneicosene 20 1-Octene 46 Heneicosane 21 Octane 47 1-Docosene 22 Xylene 48 Docosane 23 1-Nonene 49 1-Tricosene 24 Nonane 50 Tricosane 25 1-Decene 51 1-Tetracosene 26 Decane 52 Tetracosane Table 2.
After 20-40 minutes of exposure, 96% showed hydrocarbons of longer chain lengths including tetradecane, pentadecane and hexadecane.