Definition of deuterated in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈd(y)o͞odəˌrādəd/
(also deuteriated /d(y)o͞oˈti(ə)rēˌātid/)


(Of a compound) in which the ordinary isotope of hydrogen has been replaced with deuterium.
Example sentences
  • The activation energy is greater and the rate of the reaction is correspondingly less for the deuterated compounds.
  • It must be remembered that the deuterated compounds have a lower Tm than the nondeuterated compounds.
  • They then dissolved the sample in deuterated acetone and filtered it before running the NMR spectra.



Pronunciation: /ˌd(y)o͞otəˈrāSHən/
Example sentences
  • Neutron diffraction determinations of the methyl distribution using specific deuteration will resolve the issue.
  • The results indicate that also in viscous solutions, where bimolecular quenching reactions are inhibited, deuteration of the ring nitrogen does not affect the lifetime of NATA.
  • Pohnert used deuteration techniques to figure out which nutrients are being used to make the chemical weapons.

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Syllabification: deu·ter·at·ed

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