isoprene

Known as: 2-methyl-1,3-butadiene, Isopentadiene 
An unsaturated pentahydrocarbon, Isoprene is found in certain plants or obtained by distillation of caoutchouc or gutta-percha. In plants, it is… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Isoprene is a significant source of atmospheric organic aerosol; however, the oxidation pathways that lead to secondary organic… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Emissions of nonmethane hydrocarbon compounds to the atmosphere from the biosphere exceed those from anthropogenic activity… (More)
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Review
2008
Review
2008
BACKGROUND Some, but not all, plants emit isoprene. Emission of the related monoterpenes is more universal among plants, but the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Reactive gases and aerosols are produced by terrestrial ecosystems, processed within plant canopies, and can then be emitted into… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Recent work has shown that the atmospheric oxidation of isoprene (2-methyl-1,3-butadiene, C5H8) leads to the formation of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
[1] Inclusion of isoprene as a source of secondary organic aerosol (SOA) in a global model increases the global burden of SOA… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Isoprene accounts for more than half of non-methane volatile organics globally. Despite extensive experimentation, homogeneous… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Detailed organic analysis of natural aerosols from the Amazonian rain forest showed considerable quantities of previously… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Many plants invest carbon to form isoprene. The role of isoprene in plants is unclear, but many experiments showed that isoprene… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Very large amounts of isoprene are emitted from vegetation, especially from mosses, ferns, and trees. This hydrocarbon flux to… (More)
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