aliphatic compound


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aliphatic compound

aliphatic compound (ălˌəfătˈĭk), any of a large class of organic compounds whose carbon atoms are joined together in straight or branched open chains rather than in rings. The hydrocarbons of the alkane, alkene, and alkyne series are aliphatic compounds, as are fatty acids and many other compounds. Most compounds containing rings are aromatic compounds; compounds that contain a ring but are not aromatic compounds are called alicyclic.
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non-hydrolysable aliphatic compounds that resist aqueous dichromate oxidation (Knicker et al.
Aliphatic compounds are alkane, alkene group and aromatic compounds are benzene groups.
Use of this hydrophobicity index may improve prediction of water repellency from soil properties, as it is a direct measure of the proportion of C in the soil present as aliphatic compounds which cause water repellency.
Soils under permanent grassland had higher aggregates stability caused by higher content of aliphatic compounds. Disturbance of humic acids aggregate ability due to not appropriate soil tillage system in agriculture is a common phenomenon.
A decrease in the share of aliphatic compounds in the hexane fraction could be explained by their volatilization from the pyrolysate.
The blackcurrant aroma isolated from berries was rich in aromatic and aliphatic compounds and oxygenated monoterpenes.
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So, kerogen should include unstable formations, possible aliphatic compounds, which transform to more stable structures emitting equal quantity of water which does not depend on pyrolysis atmosphere.