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n. - A chemical process that adds atoms of a nonmetallic element that is the simplest and lightest of the elements to an unsaturated oil.

Usage examples (38)
  • Food producers use hydrogenation to keep fat from becoming rancid
  • In 1968 William Knowles was the first who was able to demonstrate that chirally catalyzed hydrogenation is feasible.
  • Indeed, margarines are processed using a method called hydrogenation, which results in unhealthy trans fats.
  • Now, the big problem for soybeans that produce oil that doesn’t require hydrogenation is making enough to satisfy demand. for more
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