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What does TBU stand for?

TBU stands for Tertiary Butyl (chemistry)

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A spray of sodium carbonate, bicarbonate, and trace amounts of one of the iron-ligand catalysts, followed by a spray of the oxidizing agent tertiary butyl hydroperoxide, killed all spores in tests with the bacterium Bacillus atrophaeus, the scientists reported in Pittsburgh last month at the Society of Environmental Journalists annual meeting (see http://www.
The Hindu Business Line said sugar mills officials have argued that the oil companies' proposed ethanol purchase price is too low considering the recent drought and increased use of ethanol as a fuel oxygenate to replace methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE) and ethyl tertiary butyl ether (ETBE).
The RWD technology, which utilizes Katamax catalyst-containing structured packing, is also available for use in Arco Chemical's MTBE and ethyl tertiary butyl ether processes.