propanone


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propanone

(ˈprəʊpəˌnəʊn)
n
(Elements & Compounds) another name for acetone
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Noun1.propanone - the simplest ketonepropanone - the simplest ketone; a highly inflammable liquid widely used as an organic solvent and as material for making plastics
ketone - any of a class of organic compounds having a carbonyl group linked to a carbon atom in each of two hydrocarbon radicals
dissolvent, dissolver, dissolving agent, resolvent, solvent - a liquid substance capable of dissolving other substances; "the solvent does not change its state in forming a solution"
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Also seized during the operation were large amounts of controlled precursors and essential chemicals (CPECs) used in the manufacture of shabu consisting of 1-phenyl -2 propanone, methylamine, acetic acid, sodium hydroxide, sodium acetate, potassium iodate, sodium sulfate, tartaric acid, boric acid, methanol, ethanol and ammonium hydroxide; and safrole, a chemical used in the production of ecstasy, a party drug.
3-Hydroxy-l-(4-hydroxy-3,5-dimethoxyphenyl)-1- propanone (10)
(d) [C.sub.5][H.sub.10][O.sub.3] = dihydroxy isoprene epoxides, [C.sub.5][H.sub.8][O.sub.3] = isoprene hydroxyperoxyaldehydes, ETHLN = ethanal nitrate, GLYC = glycolaldehyde, HAC = hydroxyacetone, HCN = hydrogen cyanide, IEPOX = isoprene epoxides, ISOPN = isoprene hydroxynitrates, ISOPOOH = isoprene hydroxyperoxides, PAA = peroxyacetic acid, PROPNN = propanone nitrate.
Solvent (% v/v) Relative residual activity (%) (a) Control 100 [- or +] 5.26 Propanone (99.3) 31.1 [- or +] 1.23 n- Butanol (99.3) 45.9 [- or +] 0.35 Isopropyl alcohol (99.3) 68.0 [- or +] 7.02 Hexane (b) (99.3) 25.5 [- or +] 2.31 Toluene (c) (99.3) 1.1 [- or +] 0.00 Glycerol (50.0) 104 [- or +] 8.95 Methanol (1.00) 110 [- or +] 1.58 (2.00) 110 [- or +] 0.35 (5.00) 104 [- or +] 6.84 (10.0) 95.0 [- or +] 2.11 (25.0) 96.0 [- or +] 0.70 (50.0) 61.5 [- or +] 7.02 (99.3) 18.7 [- or +] 0.88 Ethanol (1.00) 107 [- or +] 1.05 (2.00) 102 [- or +] 0.00 (5.00) 86.7 [- or +] 5.44 (10.0) 82.3 [- or +] 4.04 (25.0) 32.4 [- or +] 0.18 (50.0) 47.6 [- or +] 2.81 (99.3) 37.2 [- or +] 2.46 (a) 1 h at 30[degrees]C.
For light microscopy, the material was dehydrated through an ascending series of propanone (acetone) solutions, then embeded in Spurr's epoxy resin.