neopentane


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neopentane

[¦nē·ō′pen‚tān]
(organic chemistry)
C5H12 Colorless liquid boiling at 10°C; soluble in alcohol, insoluble in water; a hydrocarbon found as a minor component of natural gasoline.
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neopentane in nitrogen) which was supplied from the bottom part of the reactor before passing through the special sampling system.
Organic compounds 1 Methane 27 1-Dodecene 2 Ethene 28 Dodecane 3 Ethane 29 1-Tridecene 4 1-Propene 30 Tridecane 5 Propane 31 1-Tetradecene 6 1-Butene 32 Tetradecane 7 Butane 33 1-Pentadecene 8 Neopentane (ref.