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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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Saudi Kayan had announced developments in the butanol project, including its date of completion, on the Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul) on July, 2013.
In one recent study, Qureshi, ARS chemist Badal Saha, and ARS microbiologist Mike Cotta evaluated the effectiveness of SHFR in fermenting barley straw plant sugars into butanol.
Minimum inhibitory concentration ([micro]g/mL) Citrus Fruits Methanol 1,980 990 aurantifolia Swingle Butanol ND ND Water ND 660 Leaves Methanol ND 281 n-Hexane ND 810 Chloroform ND 198 Sesbania Leaves Butanol ND 135 grandiflora L.
In 2013, Chinese processors consumed about the same amount of butanol as Western Europe and North America taken together.
The butanol project will strongly support the coatings value chain in the Kingdom," said Al-Morished.
The maximum concentration of butanol and total solvent were 10.
A second advantage: The UA team is working to make butanol what's called a "drop-in" fuel, meaning that, unlike ethanol, it can be combined with gasoline without a lot of additives and without the need to modify equipment.
Most importantly, butanol appears not to be subject to the gasoline-blending limit faced by ethanol, known as the "blend wall," which has limited ethanol expansion.
INITIAL LIGHT BULB: A professor at the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, Frances Arnold gave a presentation about her work with the biofuel butanol in 2005.
The higher alcohols, especially butanol, could fall into the category of such products.
2 we can demonstrate that on the air--water surface the adsorbed butanol monolayer has significant surface resistance to the oxygen mass transfer already at very small bulk concentrations of alcohol.
This method uses a sample preparation procedure very similar to those for GC-MS methods, but the esterification is performed with butanol instead of cyclohexanol, the alcohol preferred for GC-MS analyses.