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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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The number 8 and 10 anomalies of alkane concentrations are linked to the marginal zone of the Carpathian Overthrust and may reflect the migration of gaseous hydrocarbons from deep-seated autochthonous Miocene strata and/or from the basement (see Figures 9 and 11).
The donor-acceptor (D-A) interface is made up of interdigitated soft alkane chains that allows the alkane to stick between the two materials.
Alkanes in the oils are, according to structure, divided into three classes: n-alkanes, branched alkanes and cycloalkanes, their distribution is shown in Figure 2.
Dry matter digestibility (DMD) was then calculated using the alkane C36 as the following equation (3) (Dove and Mayes, 1991):
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In the model, the coefficient [K.sub.ij] can be calculated using the flash point of the pure alkanes and any binary alkane mixture.
Although alkanes and aromarics are inert pollutants, we excluded alkanes and aromatic pollutants from the inert classification to maximize differences between chemical property groups.
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Possible applications for this technology include: Alkane dehydrogenation or coupling, butane to isobutylene conversion, and aromatic upgrading.
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