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(Elements & Compounds) a colourless crystalline organic compound used as a urinary antiseptic. Formula: C6H12N4. Also called: hexamine or methenamine
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(ˌhɛk səˈmɛθ ə linˈtɛ trəˌmin)

a white, crystalline, water-soluble powder, C6H12N4, used esp. as a vulcanization accelerator and as a diuretic and urinary antiseptic. Also called hex′a•mine` (-ˌmin)
[1885–90; hexa- + methylene + tetr (a)- + amine]
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Frohlich, "Preparation, X-ray crystallography, and thermal decomposition of some transition metal perchlorate complexes of hexamethylenetetramine," The Journal of Physical Chemistry A, vol.
Fluopicolide and Hexamethylenetetramine were less effective during two years (Table 9).
While the title compound was companied with hexamethylenetetramine (HMTA) and 1,4-dihydroxy-2-butyne (BOZ), the inhibition efficiency was enhanced effectively.
Quebracho-tannin-extract (Colatan GT 10) from Markmann GmbH, hexamethylenetetramine from Merck Schuchardt OHG ([greater than or equal to] 99 %) and sodium hydroxide solution ([greater than or equal to] 32 %) from Carl Roth GmbH & Co.
Previously, Cu containing mesoporous silica SBA-15 was synthesized by internal pH-modification method using hexamethylenetetramine (HMTA) as a pH-modifier [12].
The resins were cured using the most suitable agent, hexamethylenetetramine. The differential scanning calorimetric technique was used to investigate the curing behavior of the prepared samples.
The ZnO layer was deposited by immersing a Cu foil into an aqueous solution of zinc nitrate and hexamethylenetetramine at 95[degrees]C for several hours.
FolinCiocalteu reagent, gallic acid monohydrate, sodium carbonate, aluminum chloride hexahydrate, and hexamethylenetetramine were purchased from Sigma-Aldrich GmbH (Buchs, Switzerland).
Erbil, "The inhibitive effect of hexamethylenetetramine on the acid corrosion of steel," Materials Chemistry and Physics, vol.