• It is an important source of nitrogen which is ammonia in air, food, water, and soil. (cdc.gov)
  • Ammonia is manufactured by reacting hydrogen with nitrogen. (cdc.gov)
  • The main application of Ammonia is in nitrogen fertilizers, followed by the synthesis of nitric acid, but it also used in smaller amounts in several other applications. (slideshare.net)
  • Ammonia helps to contribute to the development of nitrogen, which is necessary for plant growth. (ehow.com)
  • The present annual production of ammonia is in excess of 120 million tons per year and virtually all of this ammonia is produced from a mixture of hydrogen and nitrogen over a promoted iron catalyst operating at elevated temperature and pressure. (springer.com)
  • Ammonia is one of several forms of nitrogen that exist in aquatic environments. (epa.gov)
  • Unlike other forms of nitrogen, which can cause nutrient over-enrichment of a water body at elevated concentrations and indirect effects on aquatic life, ammonia causes direct toxic effects on aquatic life. (epa.gov)
  • Natural sources of ammonia include the decomposition or breakdown of organic waste matter, gas exchange with the atmosphere, forest fires, animal and human waste, and nitrogen fixation processes. (epa.gov)
  • Ammonia can enter the aquatic environment via direct means such as municipal effluent discharges and the excretion of nitrogenous wastes from animals, and indirect means such as nitrogen fixation, air deposition, and runoff from agricultural lands. (epa.gov)
  • 3. The process according to claim 2 wherein the recovered more concentrated ammonia is used to make nitrogen containing fertilizer. (google.com)
  • JM Science's AT-2000 Ammonia Analyzer is based on coulometric titration technology and can measure ammonium-nitrogen (NH 4 -N) swiftly, accurately and easily without any specific skill by the end-user. (eponline.com)
  • The ammonia acts as a nitrogen source for the plants, which promotes growth and greening. (ehow.co.uk)
  • Ammonia is a chemical compound of nitrogen and hydrogen , with the formula NH 3 . (newworldencyclopedia.org)
  • In living systems, ammonia plays several important roles, serving as a source of nitrogen for plants and helping maintain acid/base balance in animals. (newworldencyclopedia.org)
  • In 1909, Fritz Haber and Carl Bosch developed a method of producing ammonia from atmospheric nitrogen. (newworldencyclopedia.org)
  • Nearly a century ago, German chemist Fritz Haber won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for a process to generate ammonia from hydrogen and nitrogen gases. (eurekalert.org)
  • To make ammonia, which consists of one nitrogen atom and three hydrogen atoms, chemists must break the strong bond that holds two nitrogen atoms together, and then reduce the nitrogen, or add electrons and protons to it in the form of hydrogen. (eurekalert.org)
  • In the Haber-Bosch process, hydrogen and nitrogen gas are pumped over beds of metal catalysts, which aid the reaction, at pressures up to 250 times atmospheric pressure and temperatures up to 500 degrees Celsius (932 F). The process currently produces nearly 500 million tons of ammonia every year. (eurekalert.org)
  • In biology, conversion of gaseous nitrogen to ammonia is called nitrogen "fixation" and is accomplished through several pathways, including through enzymes called nitrogenases. (eurekalert.org)
  • Used by some bacteria, nitrogenases are the only known enzymes to reduce nitrogen to ammonia. (eurekalert.org)
  • In the other, electrons come off the cathode and are combined with nitrogen, via nitrogenase, to create ammonia. (eurekalert.org)
  • Novel microbial players and even new metabolisms with importance for the nitrogen cycle have been discovered, such as planctomycetes catalyzing anaerobic ammonia oxidation ( 3 , 4 ) and archaea of the recently proposed phylum Thaumarchaeota ( 5 , 6 ) capable of oxidizing ammonia to nitrite ( 7 , 8 ). (pnas.org)
  • Ammonia, a gaseous compound of one nitrogen atom bound to three hydrogen atoms, is not a strong base. (reference.com)
  • Gaseous ammonia is a natural part of Earth's nitrogen cycle, but excess ammonia is harmful to plants and reduces air and water quality. (spaceref.com)
  • Ammonia in the thick mixture released in this way, called "cryovolcanism," could be the source of molecular nitrogen, the major gas in Titan's atmosphere. (universetoday.com)
  • That suggests that the building blocks, or "planetesimals," that formed Titan contained nitrogen mostly in the form of ammonia. (universetoday.com)
  • Nitrogen, Ammonia, mid range For freshwater or seawater Color disc/Salicylate. (environmental-expert.com)
  • Protein breaks down into nitrogen compounds including ammonia in the intestine. (livestrong.com)
  • Nitrogen may be detected by the evolution of ammonia when the substance is heated with soda-lime. (yourdictionary.com)
  • The researchers noted that vehicle emissions of ammonia were co-emitted with nitrogen oxides. (princeton.edu)
  • With other vehicle emissions - mainly nitrogen and sulfur compounds - in such close proximity to the ammonia, the conditions are ripe for the production of fine particulate matter. (princeton.edu)
  • To learn more about the amount of ammonia in your soil, extract the nitrogen compounds from the soil in a lab test. (wikihow.com)
  • The synthesis of nitric acid is referred to as the Ostwald process, and involves combining ammonia with excess oxygen under conditions that yield nitrogen dioxide. (wikihow.com)
  • This enzyme belongs to the family of ligases, specifically those forming carbon-nitrogen bonds as acid-D-ammonia (or amine) ligases (amide synthases). (wikipedia.org)
  • Bacteria found in the ` You may be exposed to higher levels during use of intestines can produce ammonia. (cdc.gov)
  • Ammonia does not build up in the food chain, but serves as a nutrient for plants and bacteria. (cdc.gov)
  • Ammonia is a chemical made by bacteria in your intestines and your body's cells while you process protein. (rochester.edu)
  • However, once ammonia is exposed to the environment, the gas becomes ingested by plants, animals and bacteria. (ehow.com)
  • There are also other bacteria that are big ammonia producers and they include Clostridia, Enterococcus, and the non-spore forming gram positive anaerobes. (healingwell.com)
  • So if you have too much ammonia, more than likely, you have too many of the ammonia producing bacteria. (healingwell.com)
  • More ammonia is produced at a pH of 7 than a pH of 5, so increasing bacteria like H pylori that lower pH can be beneficial by reducing intestinal pH. (healingwell.com)
  • Intestinal bacteria might contribute, but bartonella henselae is capable of producing ammonia all by itself. (healingwell.com)
  • Kidney dysfunction can also cause high bacteria and protein levels in the urine, which will contribute to a foul, ammonia smell. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • The problem, according to ARS microbiologist Michael Flythe, comes from one group of bacteria, known as hyper-ammonia-producing bacteria, or HABs. (redorbit.com)
  • While other bacteria are helping their bovine hosts convert plant fibers to cud, HABs are breaking down amino acids, a chemical process that produces ammonia and robs the animals of the amino acids they need to build muscle tissue, according to Flythe, who works at the ARS Forage Animal Production Research Unit (FAPRU) in Lexington, Ky. (redorbit.com)
  • Upon amendment of fertilizer, growth of ammonia oxidizing bacteria (AOB) was reported to correlate with nitrification activity, whereas archaea did not seem to respond ( 20 , 23 , 24 ). (pnas.org)
  • You can mix ammonia into the soil where it is metabolized by bacteria. (wikihow.com)
  • Surface Attachment of Ammonia-Oxidizing Bacteria in Soil. (nih.gov)
  • This allowed the material to mimic the natural organic process bacteria use to turn atmospheric dinitrogen into ammonia in organisms, including in humans, who use ammonia to help liver function. (eurekalert.org)
  • Persons whose clothing or skin is contaminated with liquid ammonium hydroxide can secondarily contaminate response personnel by direct contact or through off-gassing ammonia vapor. (cdc.gov)
  • Children exposed to the same levels of ammonia vapor as adults may receive larger dose because they have greater lung surface area:body weight ratios and increased minute volumes:weight ratios. (cdc.gov)
  • In addition, they may be exposed to higher levels than adults in the same location because of their short stature and the higher levels of ammonia vapor found nearer to the ground. (cdc.gov)
  • Above certain levels, ammonia vapor is a severe respiratory irritant. (teamster.org)
  • For a 10-page description of our methodology, visit www.intratec.us/reports/industrial-processes-economics Reports Focused on Ammonia Production Economics ECONOMICS OF AMMONIA PRODUCTION FROM SYNGAS (AMMONIA E11A) This report presents the economics of Ammonia production from syngas (synthesis gas) using a typical process. (slideshare.net)
  • The aim of this chapter is to relate the detailed analysis of the ammonia synthesis reaction, as examined in other sections of this book, to the commercial operation of one of the major processes of the worldwide chemical industry. (springer.com)
  • V. Vek and P. Kyril, Second Generation of Radial Flow Converters in Ammonia Synthesis, Fertiliser Industry Annual Review , XI, p. 89 (1988). (springer.com)
  • E. Perry, UK Patent 2017071A "Ammonia Synthesis Process," Monsanto Company (1978). (springer.com)
  • B. J. Grotz, US Patent No 3442613 "Hydrocarbon Reforming for Production of a Synthesis Gas from which Ammonia can be Prepared," C. F. Braun & Company (1965). (springer.com)
  • Glutamine has also been shown to regulate protein synthesis and is a substrate for renal ammonia production. (healingwell.com)
  • The process can be used to remove ammonia from synthesis gas, or other gaseous solvents, by removing ammonia whose chemical potential decreases as the density of the solvent increases. (google.com)
  • Ammonia, either directly or indirectly, is also a building block for the synthesis of many pharmaceutical products and is used in many commercial cleaning products. (wikipedia.org)
  • The team led by Starfire Energy will develop a modular, small-scale, HB-type process for ammonia synthesis. (energy.gov)
  • You will find that ammonia can react in many ways, and even the synthesis of the compound requires preparation. (wikihow.com)
  • Dozens of chemical plants produce ammonia around the world. (newworldencyclopedia.org)
  • The process, still in use today, ushered in a revolution in agriculture, but now consumes around one percent of the world's energy to achieve the high pressures and temperatures that drive the chemical reactions to produce ammonia. (eurekalert.org)
  • Fertilizer manufacturers commonly employ the Haber-Bosch (HB) technique to produce ammonia (NH 3 ) to be used as a fertiziler for agriculture - a process that consumes 1-2% of global energy. (energy.gov)
  • But ammonia will build up in your body if you can't get rid of urea. (rochester.edu)
  • It can also happen if you have a urea cycle disorder, a genetic disorder that means your body is missing any of the enzymes that remove ammonia from the blood. (rochester.edu)
  • The ammonia blood test is the gold standard for diagnosing urea cycle disorders. (rochester.edu)
  • If your healthcare provider suspects that you have a urea cycle disorder, he or she may order other tests that look at ammonia levels in your body. (rochester.edu)
  • Normally, ammonia is processed in the liver, where it is changed into another waste product called urea. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Urea cycle disorders , rare genetic defects that affect the body's ability to change ammonia into urea. (medlineplus.gov)
  • In infants, high ammonia levels may be a sign of a genetic disease of the urea cycle or a condition called hemolytic disease of the newborn. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Over 90% of ammonia produced is used as a fertilizer, principally in the form of urea or ammonium nitrate. (springer.com)
  • But I do know that ammonia is a part of the Urea that comes out with the Urine. (medhelp.org)
  • Perhaps a kidney problem, your kidneys or liver are not getting rid of the ammonia/urea. (medhelp.org)
  • Urea is the bodies means of removing ammonia. (yahoo.com)
  • Urea can be 'reconverted' to ammonia by bacrerial action, which explains the ammonia smell of stale urine. (yahoo.com)
  • typically, the ammonia is not a free product but is bound to something like Urea. (yahoo.com)
  • It grows on ammonia or urea as an energy source and is capable of using higher ammonia concentrations than the marine isolate, Nitrosopumilus maritimus . (pnas.org)
  • Ammonia is turned into urea and released from the body in the urine. (livestrong.com)
  • Chemical reactions in the body release ammonia as a waste product and the liver turns it into a less toxic chemical called urea. (livestrong.com)
  • Urea applications to the same soil induced a 5-fold increase in the potential ammonia oxidation rate, and this resulted in a much higher percentage (8%) extractability of AOB. (nih.gov)
  • About 80% of the ammonia produced is used in fertilizers. (cdc.gov)
  • According to the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, ammonia has been used to compose fertilizers for lawns, plants and farm land. (ehow.com)
  • Ammonia is principally used as a feedstock in the manufacture of fertilizers and other chemical substances and is also used as a refrigerant. (cdc.gov)
  • Ammonia is a toxic chemical most commonly found in refrigerants, cleaning products, and fertilizers. (worksafebc.com)
  • Ammonia is produced for commercial fertilizers and other industrial applications. (epa.gov)
  • Ammonia is one of the most extensively manufactured inorganic chemicals, used mainly for the production of fertilizers , explosives , and polymers . (newworldencyclopedia.org)
  • The major use of ammonia and its compounds is as fertilizers . (encyclopedia.com)
  • Study ties fertilizers, animal waste, changes to atmospheric chemistry and climate change to increased ammonia over the United States, Europe, China and India. (spaceref.com)
  • Although specifics vary between areas, the increases are broadly tied to crop fertilizers, livestock animal wastes, changes to atmospheric chemistry, and warming soils that retain less ammonia. (spaceref.com)
  • The researchers suggest this is due in part to successful limits on ammonia-rich fertilizers and improved practices for treating animal waste. (spaceref.com)
  • Ammonia is also used as a refrigerant and gas and water purifier, and ammonia is used in the manufacturie of textiles, plastics, dyes, explosives and pesticides. (reference.com)
  • On the heels of these resources is a 2014 guideline update from the International Institute of Ammonia Refrigeration (IIAR) which promotes education, information and industry standards for the safe and proper use of ammonia as a refrigerant. (prweb.com)
  • It can also increase absorption of ammonia through the portal vein and it has been shown that up to 40 grams of ammonia can be absorbed through the portal vein per day. (healingwell.com)
  • one volume of water dissolves about 1,200 volumes of the gas at 0°C (90 grams of ammonia in 100 cc of water), but only about 700 volumes at room temperature and still less at higher temperatures. (encyclopedia.com)
  • With current applied, the compound yielded more than 10 grams of ammonia per hour using 1 kilogram of catalyst. (eurekalert.org)
  • The real thing is not the quantity of ammonia produced, but that it's possible to make electricity at the same time," Milton says. (eurekalert.org)
  • The quantity of ammonia in systems varies from less than 5,000 pounds to more than 250,000 pounds. (teamster.org)
  • Ammonia is a base compound that can be hazardous and toxic in high quantities. (wikihow.com)
  • Now, as proponents of an upscale housing development in Oxnard prepare to take their plan--nearly a decade in the making--to the California Coastal Commission, environmentalists say there's just one more problem: Ammonia stored at the nearby Mandalay power plant could explode into a toxic plume in the event of a disaster. (latimes.com)
  • The power plant in July 1999 filed a report with the Oxnard Fire Department outlining the "worst-case scenario" of an ammonia tank rupture, which shows that a toxic cloud could travel about four-tenths of a mile, said Thomas Snowdon, plant manager. (latimes.com)
  • EPA has published final national recommended water quality criteria for the protection of aquatic life from the toxic effects of ammonia in freshwater. (epa.gov)
  • When ammonia is present in water at high enough levels, it is difficult for aquatic organisms to sufficiently excrete the toxicant, leading to toxic buildup in internal tissues and blood, and potentially death. (epa.gov)
  • If the bleach is accidentally mixed with ammonia or acid, irritating or toxic gases could be produced. (cpsc.gov)
  • Introducing 1+ ammonia into my tank, even if cycled, would be toxic at least for a little bit (perhaps using prime as my conditioner would solve this)? (yahoo.com)
  • Ammonium is less toxic than ammonia, but still toxic. (yahoo.com)
  • Liver dysfunction may lead to toxic levels of ammonia in the blood. (newworldencyclopedia.org)
  • Any of various enzymes that remove ammonia or an amino compound by breaking the C-N bond, leaving a C=C. (dictionary.com)
  • Much like the United States, a major potential cause for increased ammonia traces back to reductions in atmospheric acids that would normally remove ammonia from the atmosphere. (spaceref.com)
  • It's like I can actually smell ammonia in my nose. (medhelp.org)
  • Most people can smell ammonia before it reaches a hazardous level. (teamster.org)
  • The ammonia, stored in a 14,000-gallon tank at the Mandalay facility, has been used for years to reduce smog-forming emissions, said Dick Baldwin, executive officer of the county's Air Pollution Control District. (latimes.com)
  • Researchers at Tohoku University in Japan have identified a way to reduce harmful NO emissions produced by ammonia fuel during combustion. (greencarcongress.com)
  • Cutting ammonia emissions from agriculture is a crucial issue in Europe. (euractiv.com)
  • Applying the right form of mineral fertilisers could generate a reduction of more than 10% of total ammonia emissions in Europe. (euractiv.com)
  • We hope that our results will help guide better management of ammonia emissions. (spaceref.com)
  • But, in a paper published in the journal Environmental Science and Technology, Zondlo's research team found that ammonia emissions from cities are much larger than recognized, occur at the very times when unhealthy particulate matter is at its worst, and when agricultural emissions are at daily or seasonal lows. (princeton.edu)
  • Further, ammonia emissions from vehicles are especially important during cold weather (e.g. during winter or the morning rush hour) when agricultural emissions are at their lowest and when haze pollution is at its worst. (princeton.edu)
  • HOUSTON - (Nov. 25, 2019) - Rice University researchers have developed an inorganic method to synthesize ammonia that is both environmentally friendly and can produce the valuable chemical on demand under ambient conditions. (eurekalert.org)
  • HIGHLIGHTS: Ammonia is found throughout the environment in the air, soil, and water, and in plants and animals including humans. (cdc.gov)
  • Ammonia gas can be dissolved in water. (cdc.gov)
  • Ammonia dissolves readily in water to form ammonium hydroxide a corrosive, alkaline solution at high concentrations. (cdc.gov)
  • Our dependence on fossil fuels will be lessened, engines and burners will operate with cleaner burn at higher efficiencies, and environmentally friendly liquids such as ammonia, water, alcohols, or waste liquids can be used as emulsificants in a broad range of proportions. (asme.org)
  • If ammonia products get into the eyes, flush your eyes with water. (ehow.com)
  • Ammonia Water Maruishi may be available in the countries listed below. (drugs.com)
  • In 2018, EPA corrected a minor typesetting error in the EPA Aquatic Life Ambient Water Quality Criteria for Ammonia (2013) document, EPA corrected the error and has republished the document below. (epa.gov)
  • General Laundry: Add 1 cup ammonia to tub of hot water. (wegmans.com)
  • Special Laundry: For blankets and woolens add 1 cup of ammonia to tub of lukewarm water. (wegmans.com)
  • Special Woodwork and Painted Walls: Add 1 cup ammonia, 1/2 cup vinegar, 1/4 cup baking soda to 1 gallon hot water. (wegmans.com)
  • Use 2 cups ammonia to 1 gallon warm water. (wegmans.com)
  • The ammonia of the boracic acid works of Italy is also saved, and some establishments yield 3,300 lbs. of sulphate of ammonia every 24 hours, in addition to the boracic acid which is condensed in the water. (chestofbooks.com)
  • Household ammonia is simply diluted ammonia water to which borax and soap have been added. (chestofbooks.com)
  • when cold add the lavender water and ammonia, and make up to a pint with water. (chestofbooks.com)
  • Cut the soap in shavings, boil with the oil and water, cool, add the ammonia water, and bottle. (chestofbooks.com)
  • The projected size of an APARDS designed to treat the waste water from a crew of four containing 500 mg/L of ammonia flowing at 90 mL/min included 1.81 m 2 of membrane area and 1.032 m 2 of electrode area. (sae.org)
  • Tap water has Ammonia and Nitrates! (yahoo.com)
  • Your water contains a lot of chlorimine and thus you have high ammonia readings for your tap water. (yahoo.com)
  • So if you are getting 1ppm of ammonia then probably in reality it is: NH3 is .25ppm and NH4 is .25 ppm and you are safe to do your water changes with your tap water because once your tank is cycled the .25ppm of ammonia will be converted to nitrates and will be absorbed by your floating plants. (yahoo.com)
  • Ammonium hydroxide (NH 4 +), a solution of ammonia gas in water. (everything2.com)
  • Household ammonia or ammonium hydroxide is a solution of NH 3 in water. (wikipedia.org)
  • Because ammonia was formerly obtained by destructive distillation of horns and hooves of animals, its water solution was called spirits of hartshorn. (encyclopedia.com)
  • The solution is alkaline because much of the dissolved ammonia reacts with water, H 2 O, to form ammonium hydroxide, NH 4 OH, a weak base. (encyclopedia.com)
  • in water solution it is sometimes called aromatic spirits of ammonia. (encyclopedia.com)
  • The ammonia sold for household use is a dilute water solution of ammonia in which ammonium hydroxide is the active cleansing agent. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Increased concentrations of atmospheric ammonia are linked to poor air and water quality. (spaceref.com)
  • Ammonia in Titan's volcanic fluid would lower the freezing point of water, lower the fluid's density so it would be about as buoyant as water ice, and increase viscosity to about that of basalt, Lunine said. (universetoday.com)
  • The Ammonia AquariaTest™ is a water quality testing alternative to wet-chemical and time consuming testing. (environmental-expert.com)
  • The Ammonia AquariaTest™ is ideal for everyone from the novice to the experienced water quality tester. (environmental-expert.com)
  • Know how ammonia acts in water. (wikihow.com)
  • In water, ammonia acts as a proton acceptor, or Lewis base. (wikihow.com)
  • The high solubility of ammonia can be shown experimentally by turning a tube of gaseous ammonia upside-down in water. (wikihow.com)
  • As the ammonia dissolves into the water, the water level will rise in the tube. (wikihow.com)
  • The folks over at Apartment Therapy recommend weekly cleaning with hot water and a bit of dishwashing soap, but for occasional deep cleaning, they turn to baking soda and ammonia. (lifehacker.com)
  • Solvent properties Ammonia is miscible with water. (wikipedia.org)
  • New technology, combining membrane transport and electro-oxidation of ammonia, was developed to solve this problem without the use of expendables. (sae.org)
  • An Ammonia Removal Module (ARM) was designed for the efficient transfer of ammonia to a secondary electro-oxidation stream where the ammonia was destroyed. (sae.org)
  • However, only one pure isolate of this group from a marine environment has so far been obtained, demonstrating archaeal ammonia oxidation coupled with autotrophic growth similar to the bacterial counterparts. (pnas.org)
  • Ammonia oxidation represents the first step in nitrification and was long recognized to be solely performed by certain bacterial organisms of the proteobacterial phylum ( 9 ). (pnas.org)
  • Ammonia also takes part in oxidation and reduction reactions. (encyclopedia.com)
  • less than 1% of indigenous AOB (estimated as potential ammonia oxidation rate) were extractable by the dispersion-density-gradient centrifugation technique. (nih.gov)
  • Protons (oxidized hydrogen atoms) travel through a membrane between the anodic and cathodic chambers, supplying the hydrogen atoms needed to synthesize ammonia. (eurekalert.org)
  • In these reactions, at least one of the hydrogen atoms in ammonia is replaced by another type of atom. (wikihow.com)
  • Computational simulations by Mingjie Liu, a research associate at Brookhaven National Laboratory, showed replacing some exposed molybdenum atoms with cobalt would enhance the compound's ability to facilitate dinitrogen's reduction to ammonia. (eurekalert.org)
  • https://www.ehow.co.uk/info_8544313_ammonia-kill-grass.html. (ehow.co.uk)
  • 1. Know the capital investment required Examine the operating costs & raw materials consumption Ammonia is one of the most produced synthetic chemicals worldwide. (slideshare.net)
  • Ammonia is one of the most widely produced industrial chemicals in the United States. (reference.com)
  • Moreover, ammonia production requires huge capital investments for reactors operating at high pressure and temperature, base-load power to keep the process running continuously, and distribution infrastructure to ship the resulting chemicals around the world to agricultural fields. (energy.gov)
  • Ammonia is among the most produced chemicals in the world. (wikihow.com)
  • Tata Chemicals today said its fertiliser plant at Haldia will remain shut till April 15 due to relocation of ammonia pipeline as well as annual repair and maintenance work. (indiatimes.com)
  • Rice University nanoscientists have demonstrated a new catalyst that can convert ammonia into hydrogen fuel at ambient pressure using only light energy, mainly due to a plasmonic effect that makes the catalyst more efficient. (greencarcongress.com)
  • Their approach combines a high-activity precious metal catalyst and an electroactive catalyst support to form ammonia molecules, while operating at moderate pressures and using localized high-temperature reaction zones. (energy.gov)
  • Rice University graduate student Xiaoyin Tian, left, and postdoctoral researcher Jing Zhang led the effort to develop an inorganic catalyst for ammonia based on doped, two-dimensional molybdenum disulfide. (eurekalert.org)
  • At high temperature and in the presence of a suitable catalyst, ammonia is decomposed into its constituent elements. (wikipedia.org)
  • Many household and industrial cleaners contain ammonia. (cdc.gov)
  • Contact with concentrated ammonia solutions, such as some industrial cleaners (25%), may cause serious corrosive injury, including skin burns, permanent eye damage, or blindness. (cdc.gov)
  • Ammonia is also found in many household and industrial cleaners. (cdc.gov)
  • This green technology can be used in many applications, but this presentation demonstrates its use in ammonia as presented to the International Fertilizer Association, IFA. (slideshare.net)
  • As a new associate member of the International Fertilizer Association and on behalf of Orono Spectral Solutions, I want to thank the association for the opportunity to present this paper on a new method to measure oil in ammonia. (slideshare.net)
  • Roughly 80 percent of manufactured ammonia is utilized in fertilizer for the agriculture industry. (reference.com)
  • Although chemistry and materials science and engineering professor Shelley Minteer and postdoctoral scholar Ross Milton have only been able to produce small quantities of ammonia so far, their method could lead to a less energy-intensive source of the ammonia, used worldwide as a vital fertilizer. (eurekalert.org)
  • The team's innovations could enable small-sale ammonia reactors that operate using intermittent renewable energy sources, thus making a zero-carbon fuel and fertilizer thereby reducing our carbon footprint. (energy.gov)
  • But the study authors found that successful legislation to reduce acid rain in the early 1990s most likely had the unintended effect of increasing gaseous ammonia. (spaceref.com)
  • But it has also increased gaseous ammonia loading, which we can see from space. (spaceref.com)
  • There appears, however, to be some prospect of obtaining a cheap supply, as it is stated that " Prof. Gale, of the Patent Office, has recently received some crude sal- ammonia, brought from Chincha (whether the Peruvian valley or not we cannot say,) which has recently been discovered in a vein like that of metallic ore, and in quantities suffici ent to render it an article of commerce. (scientificamerican.com)
  • Lung damage and death may result if you're exposed to very large quantities of ammonia. (ehow.com)
  • Ammonia occurs in small quantities in the atmosphere, being produced from the putrefaction of nitrogenous animal and vegetable matter. (newworldencyclopedia.org)
  • Ammonia is prepared commercially in vast quantities. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Ammonia is found in trace quantities in nature, being produced from the nitrogenous animal and vegetable matter. (wikipedia.org)
  • The integrated system has demonstrated the continuous transfer and destruction of 20 mg/hr of ammonia from a solution containing 450 mg/L of sodium nitrite, 150 mg/L of ammonium sulfate, 193 mg/L of ammonium nitrate, 1330 mg/L of ammonium chloride, 20 mg/L of acetic acid, and 20 mg/L of ethanol. (sae.org)
  • Typically, ammonia remains contained within the pipes and components of a refrigeration system. (teamster.org)
  • Agriculture has long been blamed for the ammonia that contributes to urban smog, but new research shows that the ammonia in hazy pollution like this in Beijing more typically comes from auto tailpipes rather than farm fields. (princeton.edu)
  • The spacewalking duo isolated the photovoltaic radiator on the P6 truss from the PVTCS, shutting off the flow of ammonia in and out of it and rerouting the ammonia flow through a spare radiator so the PVTCS can continue operation. (nasa.gov)
  • The flow of ammonia has been turned off and Ascend, the owner of the supply line, said it was working to repair the line and that several nearby structures were evacuated as a precaution. (reuters.com)