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strangely smelling pepper compound?
Acetone plus an alkali is a reagent that undergoes aldol condensation. When it condenses with itsel ...
18-4-2017 at 03:00
by: Paddywhacker
Anyone else interestead in extracting chemicals from plant material?
For a good practical book on extracting natural materials from plants see "Natural Products, A Labor ...
15-6-2016 at 03:56
by: Paddywhacker
Mg/Methanol is amazing
That is very interesting, but sorry, I cannot figure what "chem. ind." is. Too many possibilities.
15-6-2016 at 03:44
by: Paddywhacker
Biomass to ???? - Methanol, Formaldehyde, methane, biochar, ??? What else?
[rquote=451132&tid=66449&author=RogueRose][rquote=451126&tid=66449&author=Paddywhack ...
8-6-2016 at 15:05
by: Paddywhacker
Biomass to ???? - Methanol, Formaldehyde, methane, biochar, ??? What else?
The two biggies are furfural from pentoses and hydroxymethylfurfural from hexoses, both by dehydrati ...
7-6-2016 at 19:13
by: Paddywhacker
Glycine diazotisation in HCl - blue nitroso product?
Chemplayer, not diazomethane itself. It is too reactive to be your compound, but a derrivative. Ma ...
3-6-2016 at 15:36
by: Paddywhacker
Glycine diazotisation in HCl - blue nitroso product?
That is the colour of diazomethane, I believe. How has your health been, chemplayer, and the chemic ...
2-6-2016 at 16:15
by: Paddywhacker
Styrene to Acetophenone
> they want $40 to read

Try http://sci-hub.cc/ or http://sci-hub.bz/
24-5-2016 at 18:43
by: Paddywhacker
preparation of thymolphthalein
[rquote=449536&tid=66077&author=gsd]As I understand it, Paddywhacker is suggesting that why ...
22-5-2016 at 15:57
by: Paddywhacker
preparation of thymolphthalein
Magpie, does the procedure for making Fluorescein not work for thymolphthalein: melting thymol and p ...
19-5-2016 at 23:36
by: Paddywhacker
Synthesis of propanamide
There is a video from Doug [url=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BUJ2q5-K3zs]on Youtbe[/url] demonstr ...
10-5-2016 at 23:20
by: Paddywhacker
Preparation of sodium salt of 4-hydroxydiazosulfonate
A nice writeup, thanks. What are your plans for the material?
2-12-2015 at 00:34
by: Paddywhacker
Chemistry of Terephthalic acid
Wiki gives the sealed tube MP as 300 C and sublimation with decomposition at 402 C.

It should be ...
3-11-2015 at 19:48
by: Paddywhacker
Chemistry of Terephthalic acid
[rquote=423523&tid=63196&author=Boffis]... I washed and dried the white solid and will inves ...
18-10-2015 at 00:00
by: Paddywhacker
Kolbe electrolysis
I looked up this question a long time ago. From memory, citric, tartaric and other hydroxy-acids giv ...
4-7-2015 at 02:42
by: Paddywhacker
Copper Tartrate
I once made some by dissolving copper(II) oxide in aqueous tartaric acid. The two were in stociomet ...
25-12-2014 at 20:45
by: Paddywhacker
Thioacetone
That is for trithioacetone. Reputedly a pleasant-smelling compound.

You still have to pyrolyse i ...
16-12-2014 at 16:04
by: Paddywhacker
Thioacetone
It seems to be generated by pyrolysis of trithioacetone.

I tried a simple experiment, dissolving ...
16-12-2014 at 02:05
by: Paddywhacker
The weirdest chemical element ?
Xenon, because of all of its weird chemistry.
29-9-2014 at 21:43
by: Paddywhacker
Laboratory Rack Mounts? - What is the sales name for this?
You could fill your PVC with cement to improve its stiffness.
13-9-2014 at 16:12
by: Paddywhacker
Suggestions for Crystal Growing
I used a [url=https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thiele_tube]Thiele tube[/url], tilted on an angle, as an ...
4-9-2014 at 16:40
by: Paddywhacker
Suggestions for Crystal Growing
The autoclave setup is only needed for [i]sensu stricto[/i] hydrothermal crystallizations. You can ...
3-9-2014 at 20:20
by: Paddywhacker
Suggestions for Crystal Growing
When you get tired if growing ordinary soluble salts you might try [url=https://en.wikipedia.org/wik ...
3-9-2014 at 00:38
by: Paddywhacker
Manganates... not PERmanganates
Great experimentation there. I would expect it to be very stable if it is washed clean and dried.
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31-8-2014 at 20:57
by: Paddywhacker
Problems with dissolving cotton
Tissue paper might be a more useful source of cellulose. Pleas let us know how it works.
30-8-2014 at 22:26
by: Paddywhacker
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