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Ethylene/Ethyne/Acetylene

(CH)2 a gas used for ripening fruit, and particularly for turning tomatoes red. It was discovered by Edmund Davy in 1836. For industrial purposes it"s best known under its last name as a component of oxyacetylene.

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