Essays Tagged: "Ethylene"

Discuss the hormones in plants and their actions. (auxin, gibberellin, cytokinin, abscisic acid, ethylene)

led by hormones. There are five major hormones: Auxin, Gibberellins, cytokinins, abscisic acid, and ethylene.Auxin affects meristematic growth, cell elongation in shoots, cell division, growth of late ... division, growth of lateral buds, production of xylem, development of fruits, and can help produce ethylene. Auxin causes the root to grow downward and shoot to grow upward. It's responsible for the ...

(2 pages) 84 2 4.6 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology

Organic chemistry - ethanol

for being a popular drink at home or anywhere.ProductionEthanol can be produced synthetically from ethylene (hydration) or through alcoholic fermentation of material containing sugar or starch.In sta ...

(1 pages) 47 0 4.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Alternative Fuels

ces and form a single homogenous phrase) with water and most organic liquids. The product of either ethylene hydration or brewing is an ethanol-water mixture. For most industrial and fuel uses, the et ...

(2 pages) 37 0 0.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Production of Materials

9.2 - Production of Materials1. Fossil fuels provide both energy and raw materials such as ethylene, for the production of other substances1.1.construct word and balanced formulae equations o ... rmulae equations of chemical reactions as they are encountered1.2.identify the industrial source of ethylene from the cracking of some of the fractions from the refining of petroleumSteam (thermal) cr ...

(19 pages) 45 0 2.2 Jan/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Reactive Organotransition Metal Complexes Used In

efin Polymerization Reactions I. Introduction Since the discovery of the polymerization of ethylene with TiCl4-AlR3 by Ziegler combined with Natta's discovery of the stereoselective polymeriz ... atta systems, and soon after were tested as polymerization catalysts. Breslow and Natta showed that ethylene could be polymerized by a mixture of [Cp2TiCl2] (where Cp=cyclopentadienyl ligand) and AlR3 ...

(12 pages) 8 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Ethylene Genetics

Abstract Hormones play an important role in plant growth and development. Ethylene is one such hormone and the past decade has seen major components of the ethylene response ... een major components of the ethylene response pathway in plants being identified and characterized. Ethylene regulates responses at a number of levels and molecular genetic analysis of ethylene signal ... in Arabidopsis thaliana has identified a number of gentic loci that encode proteins involved in the ethylene response. Elements of the pathway, which have been characterized include: the two-component ...

(30 pages) 17 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Alcohol and Driving

which can be obtained by the fermentation of sugars. (Industrially, it is more commonly obtained by ethylene hydration—the reaction of ethylene with water in the presence of phosphoric acid.[1]) ...

(5 pages) 13 1 3.0 Sep/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Year 12 Chemistry: Production of Materials. Ethanol Research Task

Chemistry Research Task9.2 - Production of Materials�Describe the dehydration of ethanol to ethylene and identify the need for a catalyst in this process and the catalyst used.A dehydration re ... tion to take place.H+CH3CH2OH(l) → CH2CH2(g) + H2O(l)�Describe the addition of water to ethylene resulting in the production of ethanol and identify the need for a catalyst in this process ...

(7 pages) 15 0 0.0 Jun/2010

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry