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Related to clathrate: Clathrate hydrate, Methane clathrate

clathrate

[′klath‚rāt]
(biology)
(chemistry)
An inclusion compound in which the guest species is enclosed on all sides by the species forming the crystal lattice. Also known as cage compound; inclusion compound.
(geochemistry)
(petrology)
Pertaining to a condition, chiefly in leucite rock, in which clear leucite crystals are surrounded by tangential leucite crystals to give the rock an appearance of a net or a section of sponge. Also known as enclosure compound.
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If the Tartarus Dorsa bladed region is comprised of methane clathrates, then the next question would be, "how were the clathrates placed there and where did they come from?
For example, permafrost--thick subsurface layer of soil that remains frozen year-round--and frozen methane deposits in the seabed, known as methane hydrates or clathrates, are critically important parts of the cryosphere and hence the climate system.
Huge amounts of methane clathrate are stored under the icy permafrost layer beneath the Arctic Ocean floor.
Hereinto, the tetran-butyl-ammonium bromide (TBAB) clathrate hydrate slurry (CHS) was believed to be a promising high-density latent-heat carrying medium (Ogoshi et al.
Using a technique called differential scanning calorimetry (DSC), Ben's team has demonstrated that certain small molecules can prevent clathrate formation at one third the concentration of commercial products.
Iwasaki K, Fujiyama T (1977) Light-scattering study of clathrate hydrate formation in binary mixtures of tert-butyl alcohol and water J.
for viable gas storage media, clathrates may offer an
Receptacle formed by a pseudostipe with a basal volva and a clathrate pileus in the apex, bearing the gelatinous gleba.
The e-mail and fax messages will provide corrected physician prescribing information that removes the claim that the ethinyl estradiol in Gianvi is stabilized by betadex as a clathrate and calls the pharmacist's attention to the corrective label change.
The fruits of these efforts are disseminated through the NIST Sandard Reference Data Program [1] as the Clathrate Hydrate Physical Property Database (SRD #156).
The book's four chapters cover clathrate hydrate crystallization for clean energies, mitigating corrosion in tropical climates, the application of D-statistics based tests of randomness and trend to electrochemical observations, and the preparation of multiblock copolymers with self-assembly assisted polypolymerization (SAAP).
Effects of water in synthetic lubricant systems and clathrate formation: a literature search and review.