dioxan


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dioxan

(daɪˈɒksən) or

dioxane

n
(Elements & Compounds) a colourless insoluble toxic liquid made by heating ethanediol with sulphuric acid; 1,4-diethylene dioxide: used as a solvent, esp for waxes and cellulose acetate resins. Formula: (CH2)2O(CH2)2O
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To a solution of 2-thioxopyrimidin (4e) (1 mmol) and ethyl 2-bromoacetate (1 mmol) was refluxed for 6 h in dioxan (10 mL) /presence of catalytic amount of pyridine (1mL).
After dehydration in a graded series of ethanol, the specimens were infiltrated with dioxan overnight.
To 5 mg of F-21-HS, 200 [micro]L of dimethyl formamide, 200 [micro]L of dioxan, and 100 [micro]L of distilled water containing 10 mg of N-hydroxysuccinimide and 20 mg of 1-ethyl-3-(3-dimethyl-amino-propyl) carbodiimide-HCL were added; the reaction mixture was vortex-mixed and kept overnight at 4 [degrees]C.