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  1. [organic chemistry] A hopanoid hydrocarbon


Hopane is a natural chemical compound classified as a triterpene. It forms the central core of a variety of other chemical compounds which are collectively known as hopanoids.

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Google previewSeminars on bioremediation of hazardous waste sites practical approaches to implementation.

(Hopane is a nonbiodegradable compound that exists in all crude oils.) Five replicates of three treatments were evaluated: an oiled no-nutrient control, addition of water soluble nutrients, and addition of water soluble nutrients supplemented ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Astrobiology (2011)

by Muriel Gargaud

The hopane structure is a saturated hydrocarbon (Fig. 1). Hopanes are molecular fossils of bacterial lipids that serve to adjust membrane permeability and fluidity as well as other adaptation to extreme habitats. Some hopanoids and derived ...

Google previewElsevier's Dictionary of Chemoetymology (2006)

The Whys and Whences of Chemical Nomenclature and Terminology by Alexander Senning

hopane C30 H52, ...

Google previewComprehensive Dictionary of Petroleum Science and Technology (1993)

by Magdeleine Moureau, Gerald Brace

hopane - hopane m, molécule de trente atomes de carbone caractérisé par son squelette carboné fait de quatre cycles hexagonaux et ...

Google previewDictionary of Natural Products, Supplement 1 (1994)

by John Buckingham

hopane; ...

Google previewDictionary of Petroleum Exploration, Drilling & Production, 2nd Edition (2014)

by Norman Hyne Ph.D.

hoot owl tour see graveyard tour hopane a common biomarker composed of five-ring naphthene. Four six-membered rings and one ...

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Scrabble value of H4O1P3A1N1E1

The value of this 6-letter word is 11 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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