Luminol - 3 You may not have noticed but as soon as the...

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Chem 101 Discussion Board for Science Salon Luminol A molecule named luminol and 30% peroxide were poured together and the solution glowed. 1. The luminescence given off is electromagnetic radiation. In what region of the electromagnetic spectrum do you think luminescence occurs? 2. What is the role of the peroxide? You may not know exactly how it does it, but after our discussion today in class, you probably have an idea of what needs to happen to make the luminescence.
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Unformatted text preview: 3. You may not have noticed, but as soon as the mixed solution ran into the beaker on the counter, it wasn’t glowing any more. Why not? 4. There are examples of this type of luminescence that you are probably aware of. Can you name any? 5. Hemoglobin can give off luminescence when reacted with H 2 O 2 too. Any structural similarities between the molecules of luminol and this part of hemoglobin? O NH NH O NH 2 luminol...
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This note was uploaded on 03/08/2012 for the course CHEM 101 taught by Professor Anderson,w during the Fall '08 term at BYU.

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