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luminol

(lo͞o′mə-nôl′, -nŏl′)
n.
A yellow crystalline organic compound, C8H7N3O2, that exhibits blue chemiluminescence when activated by an oxidizing agent. Luminol can be used in forensic investigations to detect blood stains, in which case the iron in hemoglobin acts as the activating oxidant.
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Tissues were placed into a 2 mL phosphate bufer solutions-4-(2-hydroxyethyl)-1-piperazineethanesulfonic acid (PBS-Hepes), and luminol (0.2 mM) and lucigenin (0.2 mM) were added to the two tubes (4 mL for each tube), which included the samples of the same tissue.
0.5 mL sample with different concentrations was added to 4 mL luminol solution, and the mixture was put into detection pool.
Del Castillo, "Luminol luminescence induced by 2,2'-azo-bis(2-amidinopropane) thermolysis," Free Radical Research, vol.
The in vitro antioxidant activity (AA%) of Citrus-nAg was assayed through chemiluminescence method on a Chemi-luminometer Turner Design TD 20/20 (USA), by using the system containing: luminol (1 mM), Tris-HCl buffer solution (pH 8.6), and [H.sub.2][O.sub.2] (10 [micro]M), as free radical generator.
(a) Mixtures were prepared using 1ml of Hank's solution, containing luminol 0.8 x [10.sup.-4] M, 4U HRP, and lactobacillus bacteria at different MOI (1: 1 and 1: 500; bacteria : macrophages).
Cell suspension (3.0 x [10.sup.5]) was incubated with 50 [micro]l of the samples with tested compounds in the proper concentration and luminol in a 96-well plate.
Is the neutrophil reactive oxygen species production measured by luminol and lucigenin chemiluminescence intra or extracellular?
There were Dustin Prince, a charming but lazy forensic investigator; Chance Luminol, an egotistical crime lab director; Sarah Aupare, a quiet nursemaid; and a host of other secretive characters.
Con la prueba de luminol detectaron diferentes rastros hematicos en las recamaras, la cocina, el bano, los lavabos, las tuberias y especialmente en el "hacha con mango de madera" que encontraron en el lugar.
The third section addresses investigative tools: forensic anthropology and odontology, exhumation, criminal investigative analysis, wiretaps, bloodstain pattern analysis, luminol, questioned documents, polygraphs, geographic profiling, and forensic art.
The slices were incubated in a buffered solution containing antirabbit antibody labeled with horse rabbit peroxidase and assayed for luminescence using a 1:1 solution of a dilute luminol solution (0.1 MG %) and hydrogen peroxide (0.3%).