alkylation

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alkylation

[‚al·kə′lā·shən]
(chemical engineering)
A refinery process for chemically combining isoparaffin with olefin hydrocarbons.
(organic chemistry)
A chemical process in which an alkyl radical is introduced into an organic compound by substitution or addition.
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In environmental exposures, persons likely are exposed through food or water, which would mean that dealkylation and hydrolysis products might make up a larger percentage of the exposure.
Previous reports have indicated that the dealkylation of Hg is a detoxification process that helps to protect the central nervous system (Magos 2003; Magos et al.
Dealkylation of this compound is difficult because of steric hindrance around the N-dialkyl group.
September 14, Daniudi gas dehydration station dealkylation complete dual station off the light hydrocarbon by-products and liquefied petroleum gas and clear the tank.
1998) revealed that 24-methylenecholesterol and 24-methylcholesterol can be bioconverted to desmosterol via a dealkylation process and then the desmosterol can be reduced to cholesterol in oysters.
In cytoplasm Cbl(II) resulting from decyanation or dealkylation of dietary Cbl is converted to OHCbl under aerobic conditions, which further reacts with GSH to produce active Cbl species [44, 45].
Hydrogen dealkylation (HDA process) yields benzene, while toluene disproportionation (TDP process) and transalkylation of toluene can be used to produce both benzene and xylene.
Aging is associated with dealkylation (the removal of alkyl group, an organic molecule made up of chains of carbon and hydrogen atoms joined by single bonds) by C-O or P-O fission (Beauregard et al.