butyrolactone


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butyrolactone

[¦byüd·ə·rō′lak‚tōn]
(organic chemistry)
C4H6O2 A liquid, the anhydride of butyric acid; used as a solvent in the manufacture of plastics.
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The substance - full name gamma butyrolactone is closely related to the banned gammahydroxybutrate (GHB) drug.
The 2-aminobenzylamine reacts with butyrolactone which involves forming intermediate compound and further condensed with benzaldehyde to give 3-(2-chlorobenzylidene)-1,2,3,9-tetrahydropyrrolo-2quinazoline (see Scheme 19).
New furofuran and butyrolactone lignans with antioxidant activity from the stem bark of Styrax japonica.
In one example, a 38wt% polyvinylidene fluoride solution in a mixture of gamma butyrolactone and diethylene glycol was extruded at 190[degrees]C into a 12[degrees]C bath of 80-wt% aqueous gamma butyrolactone, resulting in a hollow fiber membrane.
Illegal GHB and its precursors, GBL (gamma butyrolactone) and 1,4-BD (1,4-butanediol), can be obtained over the Internet and sometimes are marketed as solvents such as ink jet printer fluid or as GHB alternatives in health food stores, gyms, raves, and nightclubs.
He died as a result of addiction to GBL (Gamma Butyrolactone), a compound found in industrial cleaners and widely used by clubbers.
He allegedly sent the GBL (gamma butyrolactone) in five or 10-litre amounts to co-accused Jamie Greiman at addresses in California, New York and New Jersey.
The drug GHB is broken down in the body into Gamma Butyrolactone and can induce symptoms including euphoria, confusion and unconsciousness.
The investigation led to a search warrant at Norland's home at 130 F St., where police found several bottles of liquid GHB and a precursor, gamma butyrolactone (GBL), which is easily converted to GHB, according to court records.
Newcastle Crown Court heard how tests later detected Gamma Butyrolactone, known as GHB, in her blood.
(1995) found that DH drying of red oak produced identifiable amounts of butyrolactone, butanoic acid, 2-chloro-butanoic acid, and bis(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate in kiln condensate samples.