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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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The certified hydraulic turbine for residue hydrogenation equipment has already received four technical patents, as a result of delivering effective solutions for improving the stability of recycling the medium in the gas-liquid two-phase flow, the efficiency of the energy recovery and the ease of maintenance.
Similarly, in the chemicals processing industry, hydrogenation units have begun focusing on the cost reduction that continuous processes offer, Lebrecht continued.
3] [38], Catalysts made up of titanocenes and methyl benzoate or nanometric NaH have been used for polymer hydrogenation [39^41], and mixtures of substituted and unsubstituted bis (cyclopentadienyl) nickel or cobalt and organolithium reagents have been used for the hydrogenation of conjugated dienes [42-45].
In one example from the study, the precursor alcohol to a cancer treatment can be made using the hydrogenation process catalyzed by iron.
The new soybeans produce more than 80% oleic acid, which is high enough to eliminate the hydrogenation process.
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.
In this study, various reaction solvents are studied for the hydrogenation of IPN over a Ni-based commercial catalyst.
In addition, aluminium is often used as a catalyst in the hydrogenation process and, of course, traces remain in the finished product.
In fact, the growth in the use of trans fats, which are created by mixing hydrogen with vegetable oil through the process known as hydrogenation, is the result in part of previous efforts of the very same public scolds such as the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) that are now beating the drums against the use of trans fats.
One of the methods discovered for this purpose was the hydrogenation of vegetable oils, which is the process of heating the oil in the presence of hydrogen and a catalyst.
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