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hy·dro·gen·a·tion

(hī'drō-jen-ā'shŭn, hī-droj'ĕ-nā-shŭn),
Addition of hydrogen to a compound, especially to an unsaturated fat or fatty acid; thus, soft fats or oils are solidified or "hardened."

hydrogenation

See reduction, def. 1.

hy·dro·gen·a·tion

(hī-droj'ĕ-nā'shŭn)
Addition of hydrogen to a compound, especially to an unsaturated fat or fatty acid; thus, soft fats or oils are solidified or "hardened."

hy·dro·gen·a·tion

(hī-droj'ĕ-nā'shŭn)
Addition of hydrogen to a compound, especially to an unsaturated fat or fatty acid; thus, soft fats or oils are solidified or "hardened."

hydrogenation (hīdroj´ənā´shən),

n the infusion of hydrogen into a compound. Also called
reduction.

hydrogenation

the process or reaction of combining with hydrogen.
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Regarding alkyne hydrogenation, the major aim is to avoid hydrogenation to single bond and in the case of non-terminal alkynes is to give superiority to the extreme conversion and selectivity to the (Z)- alkene [3-5].
An important aspect of the polymer hydrogenation process is the interaction between the organometallic compound and hydrogen.
4] complex has shown catalytic hydrogenation activity for kaurenoic and grandiflorenic acids methyl ester.
The new soybeans produce more than 80% oleic acid, which is high enough to eliminate the hydrogenation process.
BASF also runs a number of non-GMP facilities in Ludwigshafen, where processes include enzymatic reactions and high-pressure hydrogenation.
An alternative method for vegetable oil hydrogenation is the use of catalytic transfer hydrogenation (CTH), which can utilize organic molecules as hydrogen donors at ambient pressure.
During the process of hydrogenation, trans fats may be formed.
This will also free additional capacity in our existing developmental plants, in particular where cryogenic reactions and hydrogenations are part of the process," said Michael Major.
The hydrogenation reaction, which is frequently used by chemists involved with the synthesis of compounds of pharmacological interest, involves the addition of hydrogen to an organic compound.
MXDA has been manufactured by ammoxidation of pure meta-xylene into isophthalonitrile, followed by hydrogenation of the nitrile in the presence of ammonia using a nickel catalyst or other metallic catalyst under high temperature and pressures.
Products of the highly industrialised process of hydrogenation, trans-fats keep margarine spreadable at room temperature but are found in any number of baked goods and items like crisps and sweets.
Soybeans that contain low linolenic acid content result in more stable oil that does not require hydrogenation.