methylnaphthalene


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meth·yl·naph·tha·lene

 (mĕth′əl-năf′thə-lēn′, -năp′thə-)
n.
A combustible naphthalene derivative, C11H10, obtained from coal tar in two isomeric forms, one a liquid, the other a solid.

methylnaphthalene

(ˌmiːθaɪlˈnæpθəˌliːn)
n
(Elements & Compounds) either of two isomeric derivatives of naphthalene: a liquid (1-methylnaphthalene), used in standardizing diesel fuels, or a solid (2-methylnaphthalene), an insecticide
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Two methylnaphthalenes (MN), two ethylnaphthalenes (EN), nine dimethylnaphthalenes (DMN), ten trimethylnaphthalenes (TMN), eleven tetramethylnaphthalenes (TeMN) and two ethyl-methyl-naphthalenes (EMN) isomers were identified in the aromatic fractions of the coal and shale extracts (Figs.
Specifically, the same dsrAB gene was discovered in independently established consortia capable of benzene, phenanthrene, and methylnaphthalene degradation, indicating that this particular SRB may be a key player in anaerobic degradation of hydrocarbons in the environment.
The observed behavior, in case of which kerogen is more effectively swollen by an equimolar solvent mixture than in the sequential exposure experiments, mirrors other results obtained by swelling coal with methylnaphthalene (a non-specifically interacting solvent, like benzene) and methanol (a specifically interacting solvent, like n-propanol).