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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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Tetradecane and Hexane binary mixtures as phase change materials (PCMs) for cool storage in district cooling systems.
Properties of Technical Grade n-Tetradecane Property Value Purity, n-tetradecane 95.14% Branched tetradecanes 2.8% Less than C14 0.73% Greater than C14 1.33%
number Retention time Area % Compounds 1 7.078 0.29 Octadecane 2 9.593 0.13 Naphthalene 3 12.502 0.41 Tetradecane 4 13.782 0.58 Pentadecane 5 14.994 1.02 Hexadecane 6 16.142 0.53 Heptadecane 7 17.234 0.54 Octadecane 8 24.113 91.43 Bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate 9 28.766 5.07 Cholesterol
(1) b-Phellandrene (2) Toluene (3) Iso-orientin (4) Nonane (5) 6-C-p-ydroxybenzoylvitexin (6) Ethylbenzene (7) Citrullol (8) 2-Propenoic acid, butyl ester (9) latericin B (10) Undecane (11) a-sphinosterol (12) Dodecane (13) Octadecane (14) Tridecane (15) Heptadecane (16) Hentriactone (17) Tetradecane (18) 9,12-Octadecadi enoicacid[7,7] (19) Elaterin (20) n-Hexadecanoic acid
After 20-40 minutes of exposure, 96% showed hydrocarbons of longer chain lengths including tetradecane, pentadecane and hexadecane.
It was found that the fraction HE- Me obtained from the total lipid fraction after methylation contains a larger variety of compounds and a total 27 compounds were identified in this fraction including 1 pentacyclic triterpene, lupeol (42), 2 heterocyclic organic compounds ethyl 5- oxotetrahydrofuran-2-carboxylate (14) and 2-methyl-5-pentyl-tetrahydrofuran (22), 1 aromatic compound N-benzyl-1 H benzimidazole (3), 2 hydrocarbons 2,6,10-trimethyl tetradecane (29) and 2- methylhexacosane (35), 4 alcohols, 2- methyl-Z,Z-3, 13-octadecadienol (23), 9-methyl-bicyclo [3.3.1] nonan-9-ol (24), 2-hexyl-1-decanol (32) and 2-octyl-1-decanol (34), 1 lactone 10-methyl undecan-4-olide (21) (Fig.
Portions of fine dust (0.2 g) were spiked with an internal standard (50 ng of [d.sub.12]-benzo[a]pyrene), extracted via accelerated solvent extraction, purified by silicagel column chromatography and gel permeation chromatography, concentrated to 250 [mu] L, solvent exchanged into tetradecane, and spiked with a recovery standard (50 ng of [d.sub.10]-pyrene).
trifoliata % [beta]-myrcene 7.7 1-octadecene 7.5 hexadecene 7.2 germacrene-D 6.8 (E)-[beta]-ocimene 6.4 [C.sub.15][H.sub.22]O 5.5 1-eicosene 3.0 decanal 2.9 2-ethyl hexanol 2.6 UNKNOWN 2.4 [beta]-caryophyllene 2.2 UNKNOWN 2.0 decanoic acid ester 1.9 p-ethylacetophenone 1.9 indole 1.8 1-tetradecene 1.6 diacetone alcohol 1.6 2-methyl-6-methylene-1,7- octadiene-3-one 1.6 heptadecane 1.6 geranylacetone 1.6 hexadecane 1.5 UNKNOWN 1.4 nonanal 1.4 [beta]-bisabolene 1.3 [C.sub.15][H.sub.26]O 1.2 (Z)-3-hexenyl acetate 1.1 tetradecane 1.1 UNKNOWN 1.1 UNKNOWN 1.1 [C.sub.10][H.sub.12]O 1.1 3,5-di-tert-butyl-4- hydroxybenzaldehyde 1.1 tridecane 1.0
Dicumylperoxide (DCP, 98%), tetradecane (99%), and vinyltriethoxysilane (VTEOS, 98%) were used as received from Sigma-Aldrich.
After evaporation and addition of the [C-labeled.sup.13] recovery standard, the volume was reduced to 25 [micro]L tetradecane. The final measurements were performed on a Micromass Autospec Ultima (Waters) high-resolution gas chromatograph/high-resolution mass spectrometer.
Comparative in vivo toxicity of topical JP-8 jet fuel and its individual hydrocarbon components: identification of tri-decane and tetradecane as key constituents responsible for dermal irritation.
We developed a standard gas in the laboratory to create conversion factors for the aliphatic HCs; goodness of fit was adequate ([r.sup.2], 0.87-0.99 at 10, 25, and 50 ppb) for all analytes except dodecane ([C.sub.12]; [r.sup.2] = 0.10) and tetradecane ([C.sub.14]; [r.sup.2] = 0.55).