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Huh, I wonder how they got that limestone out of the catacombs.
27-12-2021 at 15:26
by: Metacelsus
fun with acetylene
In the organic chemistry lab where I worked as an undergrad, someone once generated dichloroacetylen ...
27-12-2021 at 15:25
by: Metacelsus
Sulfur trioxide (SO3) misshap (and fix)
Oh no, AJKOER's rambling on about UV and nitrogen oxides again.
27-12-2021 at 15:22
by: Metacelsus
Bromination of aromatic compounds without catalyst
Maybe run a GC and see what happened?

Did you let the bromate and bromide react to form bromine, ...
26-12-2021 at 05:24
by: Metacelsus
XRF library
Cool! Is there a way you can share the numerical data files (.csv or other format) instead of just s ...
14-11-2021 at 03:32
by: Metacelsus
If you're doing an extraction with aqueous and organic phases, surfactants/emulsifiers will be a big ...
5-11-2021 at 07:21
by: Metacelsus
School Selection
Just make sure to go to one that has a good value for its cost. College is way overpriced these days ...
29-10-2021 at 06:52
by: Metacelsus
Distilled vs Deionized Water
The pH of 5 is easily explained by atmospheric CO2 dissolving in it and forming carbonic acid. Witho ...
20-10-2021 at 03:36
by: Metacelsus
AP from table salt. Not in my case.
Yes, I agree it would be better to go to chlorate first (perhaps using an MMO anode) and then do the ...
7-10-2021 at 03:13
by: Metacelsus
Non-polar chromaphores
Carotenes/carotenoids are colored and quite nonpolar. You can extract them from vegetables.

Besid ...
27-9-2021 at 03:23
by: Metacelsus
Polarity of methanol
Also, using flammable solvents in an environment designed to generate static electricity may be a ba ...
15-9-2021 at 05:28
by: Metacelsus
Why technetium and promethium doesn't have a stable isotope?
I don't fully understand the nuclear physics behind it, but the nuclear shell model can explain it.
14-9-2021 at 15:07
by: Metacelsus
Big Glassware Sale!
[rquote=664092&tid=157822&author=Zephyr ][rquote=664083&tid=157822&author=Triflic Ac ...
16-8-2021 at 08:16
by: Metacelsus
I have a blog!
A few weeks ago I started a blog, here: [url][/url]

It's mainly about ...
18-7-2021 at 08:24
by: Metacelsus
Preparation of 3-cyanopropanoic acid from MSG (TCCA oxidative decarboxylation)
Can you get a melting point just to check? Possibly after recrystallization.

The literature value ...
6-7-2021 at 16:52
by: Metacelsus
photos, as promised
I did the colored fire demo with sodium, lithium, copper, and boron. I got some pictures but some of ...
5-7-2021 at 05:03
by: Metacelsus
Happy July 4 everyone!
Since I can't get any decent fireworks in MA (and don't feel comfortable making any in my small apar ...
4-7-2021 at 02:36
by: Metacelsus
request for a cracked ver of chemdraw
You could try downloading the trial version and when it expires, reset the date on your computer or ...
10-6-2021 at 02:21
by: Metacelsus
Fact Check-Smokeless Gunpowder from Scratch
Nitroglycerin is actually easier to make than nitrocellulose. The glycerin can be obtained from fats ...
2-6-2021 at 12:00
by: Metacelsus
Alternatives to paraffin
[rquote=661095&tid=157550&author=teodor][rquote=661093&tid=157550&author=Texium]I wo ...
1-6-2021 at 08:04
by: Metacelsus
Can you train your immune cells outside of your body?
CAR-T therapy does this, but with delivery of a transgenic T-cell receptor.
31-5-2021 at 02:36
by: Metacelsus
I lost a Dye synth that called for azide
I don't know about any common dyes requiring azide, but azide salts are useful in organic chemistry ...
18-5-2021 at 06:01
by: Metacelsus
Biofilm formation after electrolysis?
Those look like salt crystals to me. It would explain why they appeared after drying and why water w ...
17-5-2021 at 08:22
by: Metacelsus
N-acetyl MDA from helional
Yeah, even a methyl Grignard would probably work to homologate it.

edit: beat me to it

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13-5-2021 at 09:27
by: Metacelsus
Need help identifying 2 proteins in a research paper, cannot find them in protein databases
[rquote=659432&tid=156914&author=zinc finger] So I would assume, that it is just the sequenc ...
6-5-2021 at 14:37
by: Metacelsus
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