Detection of GnHCl
Richard P. Grant
r_grant at see.sig.for.address
Fri Mar 12 03:37:17 EST 1999
In article <36E82BC1.41C6 at silibone.cchem.berkeley.edu>, "Jeff E. Janes"
<jejanes at silibone.cchem.berkeley.edu> wrote:
>If you either micturate or expectorate into a stiff wind, you will
>discover the meaning of this phrase :)
>If conductivity cannot be used for GnHCl, that implies the presence of
>electolytes. What are they?
oooh good question.
Anyway, I found the answer: heating guanidine to 160C causes it to
decompose into melamine and ammonia. NH3 can be assayed. Good old Merck
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