Butadiene

  • (noun): A gaseous hydrocarbon C4H6; used in making synthetic rubbers.

Some articles on butadiene:

Group 2 Organometallic Chemistry - Compounds - Organomagnesium
... a 1,4-bridge over the central hexagon used as a source of highly active magnesium and butadiene magnesium an adduct with butadiene and a source for the butadiene dianion ...
Sergei Vasilyevich Lebedev - Works
... He was first to research the polymerisation of butadiene (1910-1913) ... In 1910, Lebedev was the first to get synthetic rubber based on poly-butadiene. 1926 and 1928, Lebedev developed a single-stage method for manufacturing butadiene out of ethanol ...
Risk Factors For Breast Cancer - Factors With Inconclusive Research - 1,3-Butadiene
1,3-Butadiene is an environmental factor that can be found in air pollution and can be produced by combustion engines, as well as petroleum refineries ... The National Toxicology Program has labeled 1,3-Butadiene as definite human carcinogen ...
Sulfolene
... Sulfolene, or butadiene sulfone is a cyclic organic chemical with a sulfone functional group ... It is the product of a (4+1) cycloaddition between butadiene and sulfur dioxide ... In the laboratory it is used as a solid source of butadiene, into which it decomposes by a reverse cycloaddition ...
Eugene Houdry - Inventions - Butadiene
... high-octane gasoline, Houdry also invented a catalytic process for the production of butadiene from the butane gas derived from crude oil production ... Butadiene became an important resource during World War II ...