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 (mĕth′ə-lə-mēn′, -lăm′ēn, mə-thĭl′ə-mēn′)
A toxic flammable gas, CH5N, produced by the decomposition of organic matter and synthesized for use as a solvent, in tanning, and in the manufacture of many products, such as dyes and insecticides.


(Elements & Compounds) a colourless flammable water-soluble gas, used in the manufacture of herbicides, dyes, and drugs. Formula: CH3NH2


(ˌmɛθ ə ləˈmin, -əlˈæm ɪn)

any of three derivatives of ammonia in which one or all of the hydrogen atoms are replaced by methyl groups, esp. a gas, CH5N, with an ammonialike odor.
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Regarding their nutritional capacity, it has been proven that lactate, acetate, propionate and hydrogen are the main substrates for sulfate-reduction (Fukui, Suh, Yonezawa, & Urushigawa, 1997; Mudryk, Podgorska, Ameryk, & Bolalek, 2000; Purdy, Munson, Creswell-Maynard, Nedwell, & Embley, 2003), while MA obtain their energy from the conversion of a limited number of substrates: acetate, hydrogen and reduction of the methyl group from methanol and methylamines (Segers & Kengen, 1998; Lyimo, Pol, & Op den Camp, 2002).
Tenders are invited for Testing Of Safety Relief Valves And Hydro Testing Of Storage Tanks (Anhydrous Methylamine) And Issue Of Test Certificates Under Rule-18/19 - Smpv (Unfired) Rules 1981, In Methylamines Plant.
One of her first roles after graduating was for the process control department within ICI Engineering on Teesside, where she worked in acrylics, olefins, polypropylene, nylon, ethylene oxide, methylamines and nitram plants.
The first is histamine, the second are endotoxins, the third are metalloproteinases and the fourth are methylamines.
Organic substances such as free amino acids, sugars, methylamines and urea act as osmolytes in salt-stressed bacteria, plants and animals exposed to high salinity (Rudulier et al.
It is engaged in the business of manufacturing and marketing fertilizers, industrial chemicals such as methanol, methylamines, ammonium bicarbonate, ammonium nitrate etc.
Besides DIMLA, the Pace plant manufactures methylamines and alkylamines like butylamines and propylamines.
These biomarkers include plasma/serum concentrations of B vitamins (folate, cobalamin, vitamins B2 and B6) (8), methylamines (choline, betaine, dimethylglycine) (9), metabolites (total homocysteine, methylmalonic acid) reflecting B vitamin status in tissues (10), methylarginines linked to endothelial function (11), and tryptophan metabolites along the kynurenine pathway (12), which depends on both vitamin B6 and B2.
He goes further to state that most of the indigenous methods for combating fungal and insect attacks in the libraries were first formulated by expatriate libations, and the formulates were based on mercuric chloride, phenol, "Ogogoros" (as alcohol) and methylamines sprays.
The ratings evaluate the company's major standing in the Indian methylamines segment, its superior operating efficiency, multi-industry end-users for its product portfolio and its sustained efforts to secure vertical integration, the agency said.
Taminco, which produces methylamines and derivatives, including the feed additive choline chloride, has seven manufacturing facilities located in Belgium, Germany, the United States, Brazil and China and 17 sales offices globally with approximately 780 employees in 16 countries.