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toluene

 [tol´u-ēn]
the hydrocarbon C7H8, an aromatic solvent similar to xylene; it is found in many paints and removers and is considered to be a neurotoxin.

tol·u·ene

(tol'yū-ēn),
A colorless liquid obtained by the dry distillation of tolu and other resinous bodies, and also derived from coal tar; its physical and chemical properties resemble those of benzene. Used in explosives and dyes, and as a solvent in the extraction of various principles from plants.
Synonym(s): methylbenzene, toluol

toluene

/tol·u·ene/ (tol´u-ēn) the hydrocarbon C7H8; it is an organic solvent that can cause poisoning by ingestion or by inhalation of its vapors.

toluene (C6H5CH3)

[tol′yo̅o̅·ēn]
an aromatic, colorless, flammable liquid produced from coal tar, petroleum, or Peruvian tolu balsam. It is used in dyes, explosives, gums, and lacquers and in the manufacture of drugs and the extraction of organic chemicals from plants.

toluene

the hydrocarbon C7H8 used as an anthelmintic against roundworms and hookworms in dogs. Vomiting occurs in some animals at even therapeutic dose rates. Overdosing causes incoordination and tremor soon after treatment, followed by diarrhea.
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It is the leading region in the consumption of toluene diisocyanate, due to an increased demand in the construction industry.
253 mol) Solvent (100[degrees]C) V Pyridine (20 g) Toluene [DELTA] 2-Propanol + toluene (5:5) [DELTA] 2-Propanol + toluene (9:1) [M.
Consequently, less toluene is converted into benzene in other regions.
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The present work has focused on isolation and characterization of bacterial strains can degrade toluene and detection of enzyme pathway to find appropriate strains for effectively treating environment contamination.
Histopathologic examination of heart tissue sections showed congestion and edema in toluene administrated rats.
0283 x A x (100-B) [less than or equal to] 40 (I) (wherein A is a nitrogen adsorption specific surface area and B is a light transmittance of toluene extract).
In the absence of oxygen, degradation was slower and only toluene was significantly broken down.
Since we are concerned with only toluene vapor and water vapor transport in the inert air and TEG solution, we have two equations for vapor mass conservation and two equations for liquid mass conservation.
There's still toluene in the soil and the groundwater at the site that needs to be cleaned up," he said.
Mononitration of toluene to provide a mixture of ortho, meta, and para-nitrotoluenes is an important process for producing an array of downstream organic intermediates with a good industrial potential (Elvers et al.
In the sentence reading "Aliquots (380 [micro]L) of the supernatant obtained after centrifugation (3 min at 58008) were transferred into an empty microtiter plate and mixed with 300 mL/L of water and 50 [micro]L of pyridine; 250 [micro]L of 200 mL/L in toluene was then added", 300 mL/L of water should read "300 [micro]L of water" and "200 mL/L in toluene" should read "200 mL/L MCF in toluene".