NaI solution in geneclean

Andrew John Pickett slide at is.dal.ca
Thu Jun 20 15:35:28 EST 1996


In article <Pine.SOL.3.91.960620194810.28480N-100000 at suma3.reading.ac.uk>,
Chromosome Terror <abrdlher at reading.ac.uk> wrote:

> Just a note on terminology:
> 
> > turned yellow.  I think it's because of the oxidization of I- anion into
> > iodide I, perhaps by air.
> 
> I- anion, is precisely the ion iodide. I would be iodine
> 
> I'm sorry I can't answer your question...

I suspect the brown ion is triiodide...

6 I(-)  +  4 H(+)  +  O2  -->  2 I3(-)  +  2 H2O

Andrew

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