Homemade Chemiluminescent Protocols?'

David Aldridge aldridge at *NOSPAM*.mbcmr.unimelb.edu.au
Thu Jun 5 22:30:06 EST 1997

In article <5n6c5o$igp at mserv1.dl.ac.uk>, wgschech at med.uni-tuebingen.de wrote:

> Hi Rex and all out there, I have two questions:
> 1) What is Iodophenol (or Coumarin) actually for? Is it respnsible 
> for producing visible light (I've heard from an experiment for cold 
> ligh liquids that uses resorcine instead). Thus, is one able to 
The Iodophenol catalyses the attack on luminol by the oxygen free radiacal
(this is why the two need to be stored separately). It is the luminol which
is responsible for the light emission.


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