Organic compounds

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(Chem.) Chemical substances which are organic{5}. See Carbon compounds, under Carbon.

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On the other hand, I used to find Paul Tichlorne plunged as deeply into the study of light polarization, diffraction, and interference, single and double refraction, and all manner of strange organic compounds.
The labs will be able to identify products containing GMO (Genetically modified organisms), as well as to find stable (toxic) organic compounds and to research them, the press service states.
Organic compounds can be related to non-biological processes, but they also make up building blocks of life as we know it.
In order to help students and researchers predict or design the combustion property of a newly designed or synthesized organic compound, Keshavarz provides details of flash point, autoignition, flammability limit, and heat of combustion of different classes of combustible organic compounds.
Its new Alcupol P-3091 grade has a very low total of volatile organic compounds (VOCs), meaning product manufacturers can adhere to stringent European certifications such as 'CertiPur' and 'OEKO-TEX'.
We don't know exactly how life began on Earth (or other planets), but most scientists believe that the presence of organic compounds was probably the first step.
The Magothy aquifer, Nassau County's primary source of drinking water, has been contaminated by the volatile organic compounds. This contaminated drinking water has been treated since 1990 before it is provided to area residents.
The project will study the role of ozone and volatile organic compounds in affecting environment and health hazards.
Researchers were excited to detect simple organic compounds in the soil scooped up from a crusted dune.
Der-Jen Hsu and colleagues from the National Kaohsiung First University of Science and Technology (Taiwan) report that essential oils used in aromatherapy may emit potentially harmful indoor air pollutants such as volatile organic compounds (VOCs), the degradation of which by ozone present in the air can produce small, ultrafine byproducts known as secondary organic aerosols (SOAs), which may cause eye and airway irritation.
Among the topics are the chemistry of organic matter, organic molecules in the interstellar medium, the synthesis of organic compounds in the late stages of stellar evolution, organic compounds as carriers of unsolved astronomical phenomena, and origins of life on earth.