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The Separation and Identification of some Organic Compounds Extracted from the Plant Pelea Antsata

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dc.contributor.author Tesoro, Valentino
dc.date.accessioned 2014-01-15T20:18:49Z
dc.date.available 2014-01-15T20:18:49Z
dc.date.issued 2014-01-15
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10125/32166
dc.description.abstract The analysis of organic compounds usually involves the separation of the substances present in the sample and subsequent identification or structural determination of the substances present. For example, one of the classical methods for separating mixtures of compounds is by vacuum distillation. The classical methods for identification is by melting points of mixtures with known compounds together with a process called selective degradation. In selective degradation, chemical means are employed to convert the unknown substance into known compounds. This is done by breaking up the molecule into smaller pieces. The structure of the unknown is then determined by the natures of the known compounds and the reactions involved. These methods are both tedious and time-consuming.
dc.format.extent 41 pages
dc.publisher University of Hawaii at Manoa
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dc.title The Separation and Identification of some Organic Compounds Extracted from the Plant Pelea Antsata
dc.type Term Project
dc.type.dcmi Text
dc.contributor.department Chemistry
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