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hydrogenation

The addition of hydrogen to another compound, usually an unsaturated organic compound. Unsaturated oils are hydrogenated to form margarine.
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Noun1.hydrogenation - a chemical process that adds hydrogen atoms to an unsaturated oil; "food producers use hydrogenation to keep fat from becoming rancid"
chemical action, chemical change, chemical process - (chemistry) any process determined by the atomic and molecular composition and structure of the substances involved
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We've announced the successful scale-up and commercial availability of a novel Gusev catalyst for ester hydrogenation.
KUWAIT, Nov 6 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's capacity to handle the remaining oil with hydrogenation processing will be 758,000 barrels per day (bpd) by the completion of the environmental fuel project, compared with the current capacity of 228,000 bpd, Kuwait's National Petroleum Company (KNPC) CEO Mohamed Al-Mutairi said Monday.
A technique commonly used in pharmaceutical laboratories, asymmetric hydrogenation is considered an atom-economical reaction--another key green-chemistry concept that emphasizes efficient conversion of chemical reactions.
Summary: In this research, we have developed a silica MCM-41/Metformin/Pd (II) nano composite catalyst for the selective hydrogenation of alkynes to the corresponding (Z)-alkenes under a mild condition of atmospheric pressure and room temperature.
The company specializes in a wide range of organic reaction technologies such as Amination, condensation, hydrogenation; Amidation, dehydrogenation & Mannich Reaction; Alkylation, diazotization & nitration; Bromination, esterifiction & oxidation; Catalytic hydrogenation, etherification & reduction; Chlorination & hydrogenation.
Editor Roberto Rinaldi presents students, academics, researchers, and professionals working in a wide variety of contexts with a collection of academic papers and scholarly articles focused on contemporary research into the theory and application of catalytic hydrogenation for biomass valorization.
Adding Monarch's global activities in oils and fats hydrogenation catalysts will broaden Evonik's current catalysts portfolio.
The composition of polybutadiene-containing block copolymers can be changed via hydrogenation of the carbon-carbon double bonds of the polybutadiene, resulting in materials with improved resistance towards thermal and oxidative degradation [9-11].
The contracts relate to the NGL extraction, PyGas hydrogenation, methyl tertiary-butyl ether (MTBE), poly[logical not]propylene, and polyethylene units of the project, Orpic said in a statement.
Natural products hydrogenation compounds are important in pharmaceutical, perfume and flavor's industry [3].
Iran Alamzadeh, the project manager, said hydrogenation increases the shelf life and melting point of oils.
The research takes advantage of Earth's extensive supply of iron - the fifth most abundant naturally occurring metal - substituting it in place of the rare elements of ruthenium, rhodium, palladium and platinum traditionally used in the design of hydrogenation catalysts.