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ERIC Number: EJ820898
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Dec
Pages: 3
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 22
ISSN: ISSN-0021-9584
The Glyoxal Clock Reaction
Ealy, Julie B.; Negron, Alexandra Rodriguez; Stephens, Jessica; Stauffer, Rebecca; Furrow, Stanley D.
Journal of Chemical Education, v84 n12 p1965-1967 Dec 2007
Research on the glyoxal clock reaction has led to adaptation of the clock reaction to a general chemistry experiment. This particular reaction is just one of many that used formaldehyde in the past. The kinetics of the glyoxal clock makes the reaction suitable as a general chemistry lab using a Calculator Based Laboratory (CBL) or a LabPro. The apparent order of the reacting species has been determined: first order in glyoxal and zero order in bisulfite. (Contains 3 figures and 1 note.)
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Language: English
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