dichloromethane love



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  • noun organic chemistry The partially halogenated hydrocarbon CH2Cl2 widely used as a solvent

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  • noun a nonflammable liquid used as a solvent and paint remover and refrigerant


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  • I'm not allowed to refer to things by convenient abbreviations such as dichloromethane, DCM, nor am I allowed to refer to things as the malonato ligand, or the diaminocyclohexyl group.

    Lecturer Notes

  • Organic solvents are things like ethanol, or acetone (in nail polish remover), dichloromethane (in paint thinner), etc.

    Odette Yustman in GQ Magazine

  • The powdered tuber was extracted successively with dichloromethane, methanol and water at room temperature.

    Chapter 7

  • The methanol extract was washed with dichloromethane and n - butanol, following which, the n-butanol extract was fractioned chromatographically.

    Chapter 7

  • The residue was diluted with water 200mL and dichloromethane 200mL, acidified with 6M HCl (30mL), shaken and separated.

    Org Prep Daily

  • The aqueous phases were re-extracted with additional dichloromethane 200mL.

    Org Prep Daily

  • A dichloromethane sub-fraction of S. crispus displayed potent anticancer activities in vitro that can be further exploited for the development of a potential therapeutic anticancer agent.

    BioMed Central - Latest articles

  • After mixing the soil with perchlorate and heating it, they found that the gases produced were carbon dioxide and traces of chloromethane and dichloromethane - just like the gases released by the chemical reactions after the Viking landers heated the Martian soil more than three decades ago.

    BBC Ouch! Blog

  • The dichloromethane extract of S. crispus was chromatographed on silica gel by flash column chromatography.

    BioMed Central - Latest articles

  • In this study, the cytotoxicity of various sub-fractions of dichloromethane extract isolated from the leaves of S. crispus was determined and the anticancer activity of one of the bioactive sub-fractions, SC/D-F9, was further analysed in breast and prostate cancer cell lines.

    BioMed Central - Latest articles


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