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nitro compound

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(Elements & Compounds) any one of a class of usually organic compounds that contain the monovalent group -NO2 (nitro group or radical), linked to a carbon atom. The commonest example is nitrobenzene, C6H5NO2
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Among the 17 are: phenol and how it created antiseptic conditions for surgeries and other hospital procedures; glucose (sugar), which fueled the slave trade and created profits that helped spur economic growth in Europe at the beginning of the 18th century; and nitro compounds such as nitroglycerin and trinitrotoluene (TNT) and their effects on explosives and warfare.
Among the special types of organic compounds he considers are hydrocarbons, alcohols, phenols, aldehydes, ketones, carboxylic acids and their derivatives, nitro compounds, and nitriles.
Researchers demonstrated that chlorate (salt or sodium) and nitro compounds were successful in reducing and killing such pathogens as E.
We collected fresh pig feces, which harbor a mixed population of gut bacteria, and used the bacteria as a gut-simulation model to find out how the nitro compounds would work," Anderson says.
Rapid and selective reduction of aromatic nitro compounds is of importance for the preparation of amine derivative in organic synthesis, particularly when a molecule has other reducible substituents (1-5).