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- n. The isomerization of alkane hydrocarbons via an intermediate alkene; used especially in oil refining
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In geek terminology, the oil is first deoxygeneated and then isoparaffinic hydrocarbons are created via hydroisomerization.
The algal fatty acid product is catalytically decarboxylated and converted into paraffinic hydrocarbons (alkanes), followed by mild hydrocracking and hydroisomerization to make biojet fuel comprised of C