alkane alkane


  • (n) a series of non-aromatic saturated hydrocarbons with the general formula CnH(2n+2)


  1. New Class 7 Propane Autogas Truck Debut

    Alkane Truck Company, a new OEM of Class 7-8 Trucks in Myrtle Beach, S.C., has released its propane-autogas-powered cabover Class 7 truck to the U.S. market.
    on May 7, 2014     Source: Government Fleet

  2. Chemist Robert Bergman wins 2014 Welch Award

    Chemistry professor Robert Bergman has been named the 2014 recipient of the Welch Award in Chemical Research for “pioneering work in alkane activation and mechanisms of organometallic reactions.”
    on May 6, 2014     Source: UC Berkeley NewsCenter

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  • Brookhart said that in the dual-catalyst system, "one catalyst removes hydrogen, converting the alkane to a new material that contains carbon-carbon double bonds."
    on Apr 13, 2006 By: Maurice Brookhart Source: Newswise (press release)

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