heteroatom

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heteroatom

[′hed·ə·rō‚ad·əm]
(organic chemistry)
In an organic compound, any atom other than carbon or hydrogen.
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At lower temperatures the clearly defined components (match quality > 80%) included mainly alkanes, oxygen-containing compounds and some heteroatomic compounds.
Identification of hydrotreatment-resistant heteroatomic species in a crude oil distillation cut by electrospray ionization FT-ICR mass spectrometry.
Z is selected from hydrogen or alkyls and L is selected from divalent alkylenes and L may be interrupted by one or more divalent aromatic groups or heteroatomic groups.
Apart from continuing to break the heteroatomic functional groups and side chains, forming small quantity of water, carbon dioxide and nitrogen, the main reaction is breaking of a large number of C-C bonds, including ring-opening and rupture of naphthene.
6 shows that a satisfactory agreement is observed only for heteroatomic compounds and asphaltenes.
The results showed that shale oils contained a considerable amount of heteroatomic compounds and unsaturated hydrocarbons.
Shale oils derived via pyrolysis of oil shales whose deposits are widely distributed throughout the world contain considerable amounts of heteroatomic compounds and unsaturated hydrocarbons.