Skip to search formSkip to main content
You are currently offline. Some features of the site may not work correctly.

Methyl n-Butyl Ketone

Known as: Hexan 2 one, Methyl n-Butyl Ketone [Chemical/Ingredient], Hexan-2-one 
An industrial solvent which causes nervous system degeneration. MBK is an acronym often used to refer to it.
National Institutes of Health

Papers overview

Semantic Scholar uses AI to extract papers important to this topic.
Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Biocatalytic Boost Enzymes tend to direct reactions toward specific products much more selectively than synthetic catalysts… Expand
Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Lignocellulosic biomass is an attractive resource for producing transportation fuels, and consequently novel approaches are being… Expand
  • table 1
  • figure 1
  • table 2
  • table 3
  • figure 2
Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
A synthetic method of isoquinolines from aryl ketone O-acyloxime derivatives and internal alkynes has been developed using [Cp… Expand
Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
The emerging literature implicates a role for glia/cytokines in persistent pain. However, the mechanisms by which these non… Expand
  • figure 1
  • figure 2
  • figure 3
  • figure 4
  • figure 5
Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Endoplasmic reticulum (ER) stress has been implicated in the pathogenesis of many diseases and in cancer therapy. Although the… Expand
Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
The antibacterial activity of 14 essential oils and their major constituents in the gaseous state was evaluated against… Expand
  • table I
  • table II
  • table III
  • table IV
  • figure 1
Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Trypanosoma cruzi is the causative agent of Chagas' disease. The major protease, cruzain, is a target for the development of new… Expand
  • table 1
  • table 2
  • figure 1
  • table 3
  • table 4
Highly Cited
1977
Highly Cited
1977
Reticulocytes, like other cells, selectively degrade certain abnormal proteins by an energy-dependent process. When isolated… Expand
Highly Cited
1976
Highly Cited
1976
Abstract Methyl n -butyl ketone (MnBK) has been reported to produce peripheral neuropathy in experimental animals and in man. The… Expand
Highly Cited
1975
Highly Cited
1975
Cases of toxic distal polyneuropathy have been studied in a plant producing plastic-coated and color-printed fabrics. After the… Expand