Definition of butylate in English:

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butylate

Pronunciation: /ˈbyo͞odlˌāt/

verb

[with object] Chemistry
Combine with a butyl group.
Example sentences
  • The dried analytes are butylated by the addition of butanol - HCI and 65 degree C incubation.
  • The oxidant tertiary butylated hydroperoxide could effectively induce TNF- [alpha] mRNA expression.
  • Butanolic HCl (3 mol/L) was then added, and the mixture was butylated for 10 min at 70 °C and dried at 70 °C under reduced pressure.

Derivatives

butylation

Pronunciation: /ˌbyo͞otlˈāSHən/
noun
Example sentences
  • To ease identification, samples may be derivatized, such as the interaction of blood organic acids with butanolic HCI (butylation) prior to analysis resulting in readily identifiable daughter ions.
  • The butylation of CPX at the second protonation site results in a decrease of the pK.2 values.
  • We have ventured into butylation and has successfully developed a process of cracking isobutanol for butylation.

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Syllabification: bu·tyl·ate

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