phenanthrene


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phe·nan·threne

 (fə-năn′thrēn′)
n.
A colorless aromatic crystalline hydrocarbon, C14H10, obtained by fractional distillation of coal-tar oils and used in dyes, drugs, and explosives.

phenanthrene

(fɪˈnænθriːn)
n
(Elements & Compounds) a colourless crystalline aromatic compound isomeric with anthracene: used in the manufacture of dyes, drugs, and explosives. Formula: C14H10
[C19: from pheno- + anthracene]
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Pulmonary surfactant suppressed phenanthrene adsorption on carbon nanotubes through solubilization and competition as examined by passive dosing technique.
One of Snow's summer research projects involved developing portable sensors to detect polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) such as pyrene and phenanthrene, chemicals associated with coal, oil and gas emissions.
Previously anaerobic biodegradation of benzene, toluene, ethylbenzene, naphthalene, 2-methyl naphthalene, fluorene and phenanthrene, mediated by bacterial consortia under sulfate-reducing conditions have been documented (Musat and Widdel, 2008; Dou et al.
EPA as priority pollutants, namely naphthalene (NAP), acenaphthylene (ACY), acenaphthene (ACE), fluorine (FLU), phenanthrene (PHE), anthracene (ANT), fluoranthene (FLA), pyrene (PYR), benzo[a] anthracene (BaA), chrysene (CHR), benzo[b] fluoranthene (BbF), benzo[k] fluoranthene (BkF), benzo [a] pyrene (BaP), dibenz[a,h] anthracene (DahA), benzo[g,h,i]perylene (BghiP), and indeno[1,2,3-cd]pyrene (IcdP).
The focus of the present investigation is preparation of a novel API membrane and its characterization targeted to separate phenanthrene (a polyaromatic) from a model diesel composition (mixture of phenanthrene and n-tetradecane) [24] via PV.
In a study conducted by Laugesen (9), 34 PAHs were examined in the liquid in e-cigarette cartridge, and anthracene, phenanthrene, 1-methyl phenanthrene, and pyrene were found.
The analysis of component composition of sewage of this production showed that it is necessary to understand the sum of the polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) as the term "tarry substances", mainly naphthalene and its derivatives, diphenyl, indene, an anthracene and phenanthrene [1].
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4] mg/L Organic substances PAHs [micro]g/L Pyrene [micro]g/L Benzo(a)pyrene [micro]g/L Di-ethylhexyl phthalate; [micro]g/L chlordane Heptachlor [micro]g/L Naphthalene mg/L Benzo(b and k)fluoranthene [micro]g/L MOHs mg/L Oil and grease mg/L PCBs [micro]g/L Telrachloroethylene [micro]g/L [gamma]-bhc [micro]g/L Other XOCs Fluoranthene [micro]g/L Phenanthrene [micro]g/L Pentachlorophenol; phenol [micro]g/L Nonylphenol ethoxylates, [micro]g/L methyl tert-butyl ether Organotins Tributyltin compounds [micro]g/L Chloroalkanes [micro]g/L Herbicides and pesticides Pendimethalin, phenmedipham mg/L and terbutylazine Glyphosate mg/L Diuron mg/L Pathogens Enterococci cfu/100 mL Fecal coliforms; streptococci cfu/100 mL Escherichia coli cfu/100 mL Parameter Range Physicochemical parameters pH 3.