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 (byo͞o′tə-nôl′, -nōl′, nŏl′)
Either of two isomeric alcohols, C4H10O, derived from butane and used as solvents and in organic synthesis. Also called butyl alcohol.


(Elements & Compounds) a colourless substance existing in four isomeric forms. The three liquid isomers are used as solvents for resins, lacquers, etc, and in the manufacture of organic compounds. Formula: C4H9OH. Also called: butyl alcohol
[C19: from butan(e) + -ol1]

bu′tyl al′cohol

any of four flammable isomeric liquid alcohols having the formula C4H9OH, used as solvents and in organic synthesis. Also called butanol.
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Noun1.butanol - a flammable alcohol derived from butanes and used for solvents
alcohol - any of a series of volatile hydroxyl compounds that are made from hydrocarbons by distillation
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The ethanol extract of the plant was extracted individually using separatory funnels with n-hexane, chloroform, ethyl acetate, and n-butanol to give the n-hexane, chloroform, ethyl acetate, n-butanol and remaining H2O fractions (yields %: 10.
Starting from the description and validation of the updated POLIMI alcohols mechanism, this study investigates the chemical kinetics underlying the operability maps and efficiency of HCCI engines fueled with n-butanol, n-pentanol and a TRF/butanol gasoline surrogate [33].
The effect of n-butanol on emissions was found to be comparable to that of ethanol [14] and, thanks to special control strategies such as dual injection, the reduction of unburned hydrocarbons levels in the exhaust stream can be further improved in both WOT (Wide-Open Throttled) and part load operations [15, 16].
Green Biologies announced the startup of its first commercial production facility for renewable n-butanol and acetone in December 2016, with its first bulk export shipment to Jungbunzlauer in mid-January.
Conclusion: The present findings indicate that the crude methanol extract of the leaves of T serrulatus as well as its n-butanol fraction has significant diuretic effect with increased concentration of urinary electrolytes in mice.
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Green Biologics' first commercial production facility for renewable n-butanol and acetone is currently being constructed in Little Falls, MN.
GBL's Clostridium fermentation platform converts a wide range of sustainable feedstocks into high performance green chemicals such as n-butanol, acetone, and through chemical synthesis, derivatives of butanol and acetone used by a growing global consumer and industrial products customer base.
N-butanol (C4H9OH) or n-butyl alcohol or normal butanol is a clear colorless flammable liquid.
For example, ethylene may be hydro formulated to produce normal-butyraldehyde and iso-butyraldehyde which are hydrogenated to produce n-butanol and isobutanol.
The aqueous phase was further subjected to successive partitioning using 500 mL of each of chloroform ethyl acetate and n-butanol to yield 2.
Sabic affiliate, Saudi Kayan, has teamed up with Sadara and the Saudi Acrylic Acid Company to build a butanol plant which will produce 330,000 tonnes annually of n-butanol and 11,000 tonnes of iso-butanol.