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Unformatted text preview: the compound travels, given the distance traveled by the solvent. R f = Distance Traveled by the Compound Distance Traveled by the Solvent In this experiment, UV light will be used to visualize the spots. The UV light will cause the plate to glow and the compounds absorbed will appear as dark spots, which can be outlined to give a permanent indication of the compound locations. John Goodson Table of Reagents: Safety: Spotting capillaries are made of very fine glass and should be handled with care and disposed of properly. Do not look directly into the UV lamp or point it at other people, as it can cause serious eye damage. Also try to avoid excessive exposure of the hands to the UV light. Compound Amount Properties Acetylsalicylic Acid compound Acetaminophen compound Ibuprofen compound Caffeine compound Dichloromethane 2mL compound solvent Ethanol 2mL compound solvent Ethyl Acetate (.5% Acetic Acid) Enough to cover bottom of chamber eluting solvent...
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