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Anti Static Pyro Compositions
I wonder if adding some graphite powder would help dissipate static charges. It might be worth a try ...
26-2-2017 at 14:44
by: Metacelsus
Refractometer Range
I would expect 1.3 to 1.6 nD should suffice for the great majority of organic compounds (and only a ...
26-2-2017 at 10:37
by: Metacelsus
Thamine hydrochloride and p-aminobenzoic acid
You could make benzocaine by esterification of the PABA with ethanol.
22-2-2017 at 05:36
by: Metacelsus
The Most Useful Bromo
[rquote=475158&tid=72350&author=tsathoggua1]I'd go for methyl bromide and a grignard with be ...
20-2-2017 at 06:27
by: Metacelsus
The Most Useful Bromo
If you want to convert your bromine into something more easily storable, you could make N-bromosucci ...
16-2-2017 at 18:43
by: Metacelsus
o-toulidine synthesis-black gunk
That procedure uses iron; I tried that a few years ago and had poor results. Tin worked much better ...
13-2-2017 at 06:43
by: Metacelsus
Decided on a goal - chloramphenicol.
You won't easily be able to get p-nitrobenzaldehyde from p-nitrophenol. (You could oxidize p-nitroto ...
10-2-2017 at 07:05
by: Metacelsus
What did I make? (Experiment w/ Acetone, Sulfur, and NaOH)
Before you try explaining the results, check to make sure your equations are balanced.

Anyway, I ...
8-2-2017 at 20:24
by: Metacelsus
A new webpage, exploration of roots of polynomials
Wow. This is amazing.

After visiting your site, I then spent 30 minutes reading about math, and s ...
8-2-2017 at 16:02
by: Metacelsus
Hydroxylamine or Methylamine?
I'm pretty sure you'd still get hydroxylamine. I know for certain that methylamine would not be form ...
8-2-2017 at 06:05
by: Metacelsus
Best and worst smelling chemicals?
Cephalexin itself doesn't have a smell (at least, we used a concentrated stock solution in one of my ...
6-2-2017 at 21:04
by: Metacelsus
Mixed Salt System Solubility
I doubt that solubility of most non-gaseous solutes varies appreciably with pressure over the range ...
6-2-2017 at 20:59
by: Metacelsus
Storage under water.
At my academic research, I recently used a bottle of Raney nickel that had been stored under water f ...
5-2-2017 at 06:08
by: Metacelsus
Unsure how to effectively filter nickle sludge and clean remaining residue from glasswear
I recently (last night, actually) had this problem after a Raney nickel reduction. I discovered that ...
2-2-2017 at 10:27
by: Metacelsus
Science in danger - epa ordered to take down climate change page
In other news, the date of the March for Science has been set for Saturday, April 22: ...
1-2-2017 at 20:34
by: Metacelsus
Salt containing pentazolate ion isolated
I thought some people here might be interested to know. It's pretty stable, and the formula is (N[su ...
31-1-2017 at 15:10
by: Metacelsus
The Short Questions Thread (4)
Nickel alloys (for example, monel) are passivated by HF and thus resist its corrosive properties.
28-1-2017 at 15:31
by: Metacelsus
Molten Europium
I wonder if europium would react with a graphite crucible. It might be worth a try.
28-1-2017 at 15:29
by: Metacelsus
Hydroxyacetone via dehydration of glycerol
Watch out for acrolein. That stuff is quite nasty.
27-1-2017 at 12:48
by: Metacelsus
Science in danger - epa ordered to take down climate change page
A vision of the future (adapted from the past):

First they came for the climatologists, and I did ...
25-1-2017 at 10:42
by: Metacelsus
Best and worst smelling chemicals?
I've worked with 1-bromo-2,4-dimethoxybenzene, and it doesn't smell that bad. It's interesting how a ...
20-1-2017 at 21:07
by: Metacelsus
Elemental Thallium under glycerol
I couldn't find any numbers on this, but I expect that oxygen is more soluble in mineral oil than in ...
19-1-2017 at 13:38
by: Metacelsus
Strange result searching chemical reaction on google - hidden/burried sodium fluoride results?
To elaborate, tooth enamel is hydroxyapatite, or Ca[sub]5[/sub](PO[sub]4[/sub])[sub]3[/sub](OH). Flu ...
16-1-2017 at 17:36
by: Metacelsus
Benzoquinone from Paracetamol
I know DDQ dissolves in DCM, and I would expect benzoquinone to have greater solubility. You could p ...
16-1-2017 at 15:16
by: Metacelsus
DIY GMO fish and amphibians...
You might be interested in this guide from AddGene:
16-1-2017 at 11:11
by: Metacelsus
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