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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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A simple model to study the interaction of superoxide, nitric oxide, and peroxynitrite with other molecules is the reaction between SIN-1 (peroxynitrite generator) and luminal [24] or the luminol derivative, L-012 [14].
Twenty-four hours after a single dose of irradiation, no significant changes were observed between MDA and luminol results of the experimental groups, showing no significant changes in the cardiac tissues in the early phase of irradiation (Fig.
Ten microlitters of luminol (5-amino-2, 3,-dihydro-1,4-phthalazinedione; Sigma, USA), prepared as 5 mM stock in dimethyl sulfoxide (DMSO), was added to the mixture and served as a probe.
Se realizaron 3 lavados de 10 minutos con TBS-Tween al 0,01% y se revelo con luminol [H.
Now, the BGU group has shown it is possible to distinguish a patient's infection as either viral or bacterial by adding luminol to a blood sample and measuring the glow.
ROS levels were measured by chemiluminiscence method using luminol as probe (8).
They are so intelligent that they failed to realize that with Luminol even having cleaned the blood, it will still show up.
Police used the chemical Luminol - which was made famous by TV crime series CSI - to uncover footprints at the house in Perugia.
Simple blood removal Household "oxy" cleaners remove blood almost too well, which could prevent forensic investigators from finding the clues that usually show up in routine tests, such as the luminol test above (SN: 12/6/08, p.
The chemical that illuminates blood that the eye can't see is called Luminol.
Indicator solution #3 was a luminol indicator prepared from the following reagents: 0.
Luminol reacts with microscopic amounts of blood to produce bright blue luminescence, which allows investigators to track invisible blood splashes in the environment.