haloalkane


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Noun1.haloalkane - organic compound in which halogen atoms have been substituted for hydrogen atoms in an alkane
haloform - compounds with the formula CHX3, where X is a halogen atom
organic compound - any compound of carbon and another element or a radical
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Organophosphorus hydrolases, carbamate hydrolases, haloalkane dehalogenases, and serine proteases, for example, have been shown to degrade various chemical warfare agents, pesticides and harmful microbes.
The investigators manipulated the temperature and acidity of solutions containing crystals of haloalkane dehalogenase from a nitrogen-fixing bacterium, Xanthobacter autotrophicus.
A Homogeneous reaction: the rate of solvolysis of 2-chloro-2-methylpropane in aqueous ethanol This is based upon a standard undergraduate experiment in which the first order hydrolysis of a haloalkane is followed by monitoring the change in conductivity of the solution as HC1 is liberated (see Scheme 2).