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What is n-Hexane?

n-Hexane is non-polar, volatile organic solvent mainly used to extract edible oils from seeds and vegetables, as a special-use solvent, cleaning agent and chemical reaction medium. Hexane as an extraction solvent is used in food production present in volatile fractions of various plant species e. g. apples, citrus, orange juice, guava fruit, roasted filberts, porcini (Boletus edulis), shiitake (Lentinus edodes), heated sweet potato and sage. Also present in scallops Hexane has been shown to exhibit hepatoprotective, antibiotic, anti-nociceptive, anti-inflammatory and anti-microbial functions (PMID: 18164606, 16520301, 19281601, 10904177, 12622465). Hexane belongs to the family of Acyclic Alkanes.

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