- Fuel ethanol that is rendered unfit for human consumption by the addition of a petroleum denaturant, typically pentanes plus or conventional motor gasoline. Fuel ethanol is usually denatured prior to transport from the ethanol production facility, by adding 2- to 5-volume-percent denaturant.U.S. Dept. of Energy, Energy Information Administration's Energy Glossary
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denatured — Deprived of natural qualities; changed in nature. See denatured alcohol … Ballentine's law dictionary
denatured — adjective changed in nature or natural quality denatured alcohol • Syn: ↑denaturized, ↑denaturised • Similar to: ↑changed … Useful english dictionary
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denatured — 1. Made unnatural or changed from the normal in any of its characteristics; often applied to proteins or nucleic acid s heated or otherwise treated to the point where tertiary structural characteristics are altered. 2. Adulterated, as by addition … Medical dictionary
denatured — A sample of DNA that is single stranded … Forensic science glossary
denatured — adj. having natural properties altered or removed deÂ·naÂ·ture || â€šdiË neÉªtÊƒÉ™ v. alter natural properties; make alcohol unfit to drink … English contemporary dictionary
denatured protein — denatured protein. См. денатурированный белок. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) … Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.
Denatured alcohol — Polish denatured alcohol Australian … Wikipedia
denatured alcohol — noun ethyl alcohol that is unfit for drinking but is still useful for other purposes • Hypernyms: ↑ethyl alcohol, ↑ethanol, ↑fermentation alcohol, ↑grain alcohol • Hyponyms: ↑methylated spirit * * * noun : ethyl … Useful english dictionary
denatured protein — Altering the in vivo conformation of a protein by heat or salt treatment, thereby destroying its biological activity. Unlike denatured DNA, denatured proteins are seldom able to be renatured … Glossary of Biotechnology