butanol

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butanol

[′byüt·ən‚ȯl]
(organic chemistry)
Any one of four isomeric alcohols having the formula C4H9OH; colorless, toxic liquids soluble in most organic liquids. Also known as butyl alcohol.
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This study has shown that the ethyl acetate and n-butanol fractions of V.
Direct solvent: The fastest-growing application; while butyl acrylate -the biggest n-butanol application"
Our results showed that the n-butanol extract (saponins) exhibited a higher degree of antimicrobial activity as compared with methanol extract.
Selective extraction of enzymes from milk fat globule membranes by a single phase n-butanol procedure.
Examines applications of N-Butanol and its consumers
The methanolic extract was then partitioned by using ethyl acetate (3x400 ml), n-hexane (3 x 400 ml) and n-butanol (3 x 400 ml), subsequently.
The design capacity of the plant, which is scheduled to go on-stream in 2015, is 330,000 metric tonnes per annum of n-butanol and 11,000 metric tonnes per annum of iso-butanol.
The collaboration will result in the modification of Easy Energy's ethanol demonstration plant in Emmetsburg, IA to produce renewable n-butanol and acetone.
The most frequently used solvents are alcohols, such as ethanol, n-butanol, isopropanol, and methanol.
Middlesbrough entrepreneur Kris Wadrop has announced plans for a pounds 100m manufacturing plant that will turn organic waste into n-butanol and acetone, which are commonly used in paints and plastics.