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A salt or ester of sulfonic acid.
tr.v. sul·fo·nat·ed, sul·fo·nat·ing, sul·fo·nates
1. To introduce into (an organic compound) one or more sulfonic acid groups.
2. To treat with sulfonic acid.

sul′fo·na′tion n.
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vb, n
(Elements & Compounds) the US preferred spelling of sulphonate
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(ˈsʌl fəˌneɪt)

n., v. -nat•ed, -nat•ing. n.
1. an ester or salt of sulfonic acid.
2. to make into a sulfonic acid.
3. to introduce the sulfonic group into (an organic compound).
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Noun1.sulfonate - a salt of sulphonic acid
alkylbenzenesulfonate - sulfonate of alkyl benzene
salt - a compound formed by replacing hydrogen in an acid by a metal (or a radical that acts like a metal)
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One of the key factors driving the market is the growing use of NSF (Naphthalene Sulfonate Formaldehyde) in concrete admixtures.
10,196,587 B2 (Yasuhiro Doi); Kao Corporation, Tokyo, has patented a cleansing composition for skin and hair that comprises an internal olefin sulfonate having 12 or more and 24 or less carbon atoms, wherein the total content of an internal olefin sulfonate having 16 carbon atoms and an internal olefin sulfonate having 18 carbon atoms in the internal olefin sulfonate is 95% by mass or more; a content of an internal olefin sulfonate in which a sulfonate group is present at the C-2 position in the internal olefin sulfonate is 25% to 5% by mass; and a mass content ratio of a hydroxy form of the internal olefin sulfonate to an olefin form of the internal olefin sulfonate in the internal olefin sulfonate (hydroxyl form/olefin form) is from 80/20 to 100/0.
Therefore, to counter hyperkalemia Sodium polystyrene sulfonate (SPS) is frequently used either as a single agent or in combination with other drugs.
Some of the evidence that was presented to support the antibody- or amino acid-catalysed ozone formation included the occurrence of three known ozone reactions, namely, the conversion of indigo carmine, 4-vinylbenzoic acid, or cholesterol to isatin sulfonate, 4-carboxybenzaldehyde, or 3[beta]-hydroxy-5-oxo-5,6-seco-choclestan6-al (secosterol A), respectively, when the mentioned reactants were incubated with antibodies or amino acids in the presence of singlet oxygen [8-10].
We used the integral area belonging to the protons adjacent to the sulfonate groups and the integral area of the protons next to the carbon of the imidazole moiety degrees of disulfonation obtained from [sup.1]H NMR:
In this study, each of twenty chemicals (including Boric Acid, Sodium Carbonate, Potassium Fluoride, Sulfamic Acid, Hydroxyethyl Cellulose, Potassium Hydrogen Fluoride, Sodium Gluconate, Trisodium Phosphate Dodecahydrate, Ethanolamine, Sodium Nitrite, Chloroparaffin, Ferric Chloride, Neodecanoic Acid, Polyoxyethylene Nonylphenyl Ether, N-Nitrosodiphenylamine, Potassium Hexafluoroaluminate, Calcium Alkyl Aryl Sulfonate, Triethanolamine Dodecylbenzene Sulfonate, Sodium Palmitate, Triethanolamine Borate) was aged with metal coupons in sealed glassed tubes according to ASHRAE Standard 97-1999.
Called Evolve, the new process is an acid-based solution that allows etching of plastics without chromium trioxide, permanganate, or PFOS (perfuorooctane sulfonate)--a substance that has been used as a mist suppressant in hexavalent chrome processes and which is being banned in the European Union as a toxic "substance of very high concern" (SVHC).
The topics include the one-step synthesis of aqueous graphene dispersion stabilized by sodium dodecylbenzene sulfonate, the microwave-assisted preparation of nitrogen-doped titania and its properties, dressing field control of band gap reflection in a homogeneous atomic medium, combustion characteristics of composite solid propellants containing different coated aluminum nanopowders, the adsorption behavior of methylene blue with quaternary ammonium modified chitosan microspheres resin, and heat transfer characteristics of nano-porous silica aerogel material and its application on a Mars surface mission ([umlaut] Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR)
In this work, a relatively high concentration of lignin sulfonate (0.5 g/L) obtained from a local paper company is used.
Naphthalene sulfonate superplasticizer is often used to improve the rheology of fresh concrete [5].
They also found that elevated blood levels of another form of PFC (perfluorohexane sulfonate) were associated with elevated T3 and the thyroid hormone thyroxine (T4) in women.
The alignment of the sulfonated SWNTs is most likely due to the charged sulfonate groups.