a-methyl styrene

α-methyl styrene

[¦al·fə ¦meth·əl ′stī‚rēn]
(organic chemistry)
C6H5C(CH3):CH2 Colorless, toxic, polymerizable liquid boiling at 165°C; used to produce polystyrene resins.
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[67] used this approach to predict the SLDs of styrene and a-methyl styrene in the copolymerization of these monomers.