Origin of toluene
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Historical Examples of toluene
What then is the effect of toluene on the living yeast-cell?
It is possible to start from benzene, toluene or naphthalene.Creative Chemistry
Edwin E. Slosson
Besides a cymene and a toluene, which have already been shown to exist in rosin spirit, metaxylene was found to be present.
That phenomena of this kind may be involved is shown by the remarkable effect of toluene on the autofermentation of yeast.
For the first six months only toluene sling thermometers were used.The South Pole, Volumes 1 and 2
Word Origin for toluene
colorless liquid hydrocarbon, 1871, from German toluin (Berzelius, 1842), from Tolu, place in Colombia (now Santiago de Tolu) from which balsam of Tolu was obtained from the bark of certain trees. The chemical so called because it was first distilled from balsam of Tolu.