benzyldimethylhexadecylammonium

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

benzyl +‎ dimethyl +‎ hexadecyl +‎ ammonium

Noun[edit]

benzyldimethylhexadecylammonium (uncountable)

  1. (organic chemistry) The quaternary ammonium cation that has one benzyl, two methyl and one hexadecyl radicals; its chloride is a cationic detergent
    • 2015 July 2, Martin Mayer et al., “Controlled Living Nanowire Growth: Precise Control over the Morphology and Optical Properties of AgAuAg Bimetallic Nanowires”, in Nano Letters[1], volume 15, DOI:10.1021/acs.nanolett.5b01833:
      PT Au NRs with average length of 210 ± 10 nm and width of 34 ± 1 nm were prepared as previously described by Pérez-Juste et al., with minor modifications (see Experimental Section). 49 The purified PT Au NRs show a shape yield around 99%, (Figure S1A–C, Supporting Information ) and can be used as seeds after redispersion in 10 mM benzyldimethylhexadecylammonium chloride (BDAC).