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- n. Any derivative of benzene formally produced by abstraction of two hydrogen atoms, especially one produced by abstraction from neighbouring atoms to produce a formal triple bond.
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"Well benzyne has shown up and causing health problems," said Stout.
In September, the site facilitated the sale of 250,000 barrels of chemicals, consisting mostly of benzyne, methanol, and mixed xylenes.
The FDA has identified formaldehyde and benzyne as two of the most damaging of these indoor toxins.
They contained a felt pad (soaked in coloured dye and benzyne) that could be removed and flattened out like a small sponge, so that broad swaths of colour could be laid down quickly.
This is the second example of Barrett's benzyne centred three-component-coupling I've featured on the blog, and it's still looking like a damned smart way of constru ..