alkane

[ UK /ˈælke‍ɪn/ ]
NOUN
  1. a series of non-aromatic saturated hydrocarbons with the general formula CnH(2n+2)
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How To Use alkane In A Sentence

  • The group of cycloalkanes are also known as naphthenes, as they are compounds of petroleum or naphtha
  • These toxins include nitriles, isothiocyanates, oxozaladines, and epithioalkanes.
  • A fine color is obtained by previously washing the alkanet with water and then thoroughly drying it before suspending it in the fat or oil.
  • The straight - chain alkanes exacerbate the problem of engine " knock ".
  • In discussing the alkanes as a functional group, the terms aliphatic (for the acyclic alkane substituent) and alicyclic (for the cyclic alkane substituent) are used.
  • The alkanes are very poorly soluble in water but are soluble with many of the other organic solvents such as chloroform and benzene.
  • It concluded that there is a liner relation between the physical chemical properties of alkanes and effective length of carbon chain.
  • John Hartwig and his team at Yale University meanwhile have found a simple way to add a functional group using borane reagents and a rhodium complex catalyst to the commonly unreactive alkanes at a fairly mild 150 Celsius.
  • The ethyl group is found for example during the thermal degradation of alkanes as is encountered during various petrochemical processes.
  • John Hartwig and his team at Yale University meanwhile have found a simple way to add a functional group using borane reagents and a rhodium complex catalyst to the commonly unreactive alkanes at a fairly mild 150 Celsius.
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