menthane


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menthane

[′men‚thān]
(organic chemistry)
C10H20 A colorless, water-insoluble liquid hydrocarbon; used in organic synthesis.
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The highly adsorbed limonene can allow the generated hydrogen to be used in the reduction of previously formed molecules of menthenes and menthadienes to form menthane. This product (menthane) does not donate more hydrogen, according to Schneider [19], who monitored this using solid phase microextraction (SPME) during the CTH of castor oil.