Definition of decane in English:

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decane

Pronunciation: /ˈdɛkeɪn/

noun

[mass noun] Chemistry
A colourless liquid hydrocarbon of the alkane series, present in petroleum spirit.
  • Chemical formula: C10H22
Example sentences
  • The solvent was removed by evaporation with a N 2 stream and the dried lipid film was resuspended in decane to form a final total lipid concentration of 25 mg/ml.
  • These compounds are sufficiently soluble in decane to form stable bilayers if they are combined with DOPE.
  • Bilayers were composed of 80% phosphatidylethanolamine and 20% phosphatidylcholine dissolved in decane at a final concentration of 50 mg/ml.
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