aromatic hydrocarbon


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hydrocarbon

 [hi″dro-kahr´bon]
an organic compound that contains carbon and hydrogen only.
alicyclic hydrocarbon one that has cyclic structure and aliphatic properties.
aliphatic hydrocarbon one in which no carbon atoms are joined to form a ring.
aromatic hydrocarbon one that has cyclic structure and a closed conjugated system of double bonds.
chlorinated hydrocarbon any hydrocarbon compound with chlorine substitutions; many are toxic. They are used mainly as refrigerants, industrial solvents, dry cleaning fluids, and insecticides (such as ddt and dieldrin). Some have been used as anesthetics, such as chloroform.

aromatic hydrocarbon

A hydrocarbon in which the carbon atoms are in a ring, or cyclic, configuration.
See also: hydrocarbon
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Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) with two to six rings are a class of organic contaminants mainly derived from incomplete combustion of organic matter, such as coal, fossil fuel, and wood, as well as from forest fires, volcanic activities, and petroleum seeps [1, 2].
Electron affinites of aromatic hydrocarbons in tetrahydrofuran solution.
Tuzzolino, "Comparison of different methods for extraction of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) from Sicilian (Italy) coastal area sediments," Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, vol.
According to the structure of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon [PAH.sub.n], only bays can produce 3-paths of the type (1,3, 3,1).
A certified solution of 16 standard polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (naphthalene; acenaphthylene; acenaphthene; fluorene; phenanthrene; anthracene; fluoranthene; pyrene; benz[a]anthracene; chrysene; benzo[k] fluoranthene; benzo[b]fluoranthene; benzo[a]pyrene; indeno[1, 2,3-cd]pyrene; dibenz[a,h]anthracene; and benzo[g,h,i]perylene) with 10 mg/L concentration of each compound was purchased from Supelco, Milan, Italy.
Voulvoulis, "Distribution and sources of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in the middle and lower reaches of the Yellow River, China," Environmental Pollution, vol.
The levels of total aromatic hydrocarbons for 80% of studied stations were exceeding effects range- median value (ERM) for the sediment quality guideline (SQG).
In present study the hydrocarbon degrading bacterial strains were isolated from petrol contaminated soil of Karachi and the isolated bacterial strains were identified and checked for their biodegradation capabilities for aromatic hydrocarbons (xylene, phenanthrene, naphthalene, biphenyl and anthracene) which are deleterious for both biotic and abiotic flora by means of enumeration using spread plate method.
Assessment of petroleum biodegradation using stable hydrogen isotopes of individual saturated hydrocarbon and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon distributions in oils from the Upper Indus Basin, Pakistan.
The Experiment of Potassium Ferrate to Remove Aromatic Hydrocarbon. Self-made potassium ferrate transforms aromatic hydrocarbon.