Discussion and conclusion- synthesis of luminol

Discussion and conclusion- synthesis of luminol - Marta...

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Marta Gebregziabher Discussion and conclusion: Synthesis of Luminol 1. Chemiluminescence happens when reactants A and B mix to emit light and some heat. The reason there is an emission of light is because there is an intermediate that is in its excited state. One great example of a chemiluminescenet is Luminol. Luminol is a chemical that will glow blue when it goes under the reaction. The reaction must contain n appropriate oxidizing agent. Luminol will not dissolve in water but will dissolve in most organic solvents. Luminol is as very important chemical that is used by crime scene investigators. They use this chemical to find out if there are traces of blood anywhere on the scene and this will help them because once they find blood, then they can analyze it and maybe get a suspect. As luminol is put on the blood, it reacts with the hemoglobin, more specifically the iron. Another thing luminol is used for is the detection of iron, copper, and cyanides in cellular assays by biologists. The reaction of luminol is first activated by an oxidant. A good oxidant is hydrogen peroxide. It is also reacted with the
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