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    Chloroform Research Paper

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    Chloroform was accidently exposed by Dr James Simpson and two other colleagues, during which the scientist’s mistakenly inhaled chloroform with the impact of the drug leaving them lying on the floor without any recollection of the events (Poovey, 1986). Because of Snow’s use of chloroform throughout November caused an argument to arise about the nature of labour and the mastering of women, however enthusiasm decreased after Queen Victoria was administered chloroform for the deliveries of her eighth and ninth child (Snow 2008). The debate reacquired control after Snow voiced his opinion “chloroform can do what others cannot which is a deep sleep without long periods of energy” (Poovey, 1986) and with the ensemble of committees to study chloroform and the psychological effects but previously 123 fatalities occurred. Members of public…

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    Claudia Weiss was walking home from a long day at her high school. A mouldy hand clamped a rag over her mouth and nose. She whimpered and kicked, to no avail. "Sorry, girlie," the voice said into her ear. She cried to scream but the chloroform was making black spots close in on her vision and her limbs heavy. Claudia closed her eyes and hoped to whoever was up there that she would be okay. Please, she begged. Finally, the black spots became blotches and patches and soon covering the entirety…

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    Calculate the percentage yield and determine the melting point of the product. Conversion of n-heptanal into n-hexane Reaction 2 - Place 50mg of the prepared Wikinson’s Catalyst and a stir bar in a 100-mL round-bottom flask. Add 5 mL toluene and heat the suspension, with stirring, to 40 ºC on a water bath. Then Add 50 µL of n-heptanal with a syringe. Upon addition of the n-heptanal, the solution should rapidly turn pale yellow. Stir for a few minutes and once the reaction has finished,…

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    Modern Day Anesthetics

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    anesthetics can trace its roots from the use of Sulfuric Ether and Chloroform during the Civil War. While these anesthetics were discovered prior to the civil war, the use of these drugs helped create developments in these drugs and popularity that these drugs drew helped these anesthetics become what they are today. The first two anesthetics ever used were called sulfuric ether and chloroform. Sulfuric ether, first developed during the Mexican-American war, was widely introduced during the…

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    Poison Murder Cases

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    The Poisoner's Handbook involved many stories of dramatic poison murder cases. Medical examineer Charles Norris and toxicologist Alexander Gettler investigated the mysterious murders. Poison was a common use of killing during this era. Some of the poisons commonly used were: chloroform, wood alcohol, cyanides, arsenic, and mercury. Norris and Gettler go against unbeatable odds to solve these mysteries and decrease poison use during this deadly time. Key Idea 1 The basic chloroform molecule…

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    Atsuete Beets Experiment

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    expands as well, which disrupts the membranes. When temperature goes up, the lipids becomes more fluid which makes the membranes very fragile. Table 2. Factors affecting the integrity of cell membranes Test tube Color Intensity Test tube Color Intensity A (°C) (1) + D (Water) (4) ++ B (°C) (2) ++ E (Chloroform) (5) + C (°C) (3) +++ F (acetone) (6) +++ C-2 Organic solvent effect In examining the results for organic solvent, the researches identified the color…

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    used chemicals and reagents such as Glacial acetic acid, Carbon tetrachloride (CCl4), Chloroform, Hydrochloric acid (HCl), Iodine, Potassium dichromate (K2Cr2O7), Potassium iodide (KI), Sodium thiosulfate, and Starch solution. Laboratory Apparatuses and Equipment such as 250ml beakers, Buchner funnel, coconut oil sample, filter papers, 500ml flasks, 25ml and 100ml graduated cylinder, 10ml and 20ml volumetric pipette, side-arm flask, hot plate and Analytical balance. First, filter the oil sample…

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    which, an approximate 100 mL of chloroform was added to the beaker to make a pourable slurry. The slurry was then poured into the column and the solvent just about the silica was drained off into a conical flask. To minimize losses, the silica slurry beaker was rinsed with more chloroform and added to the column. Next, a thin layer of acid washed sand (3mm – 4mm) was added to the column. Next, two ‘curcumin soft gels’ was puncture using a scissor and spatula. The soft gels were squeezed and…

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    June, 27 2008 Casey had abandoned her Pontiac Sunfire in a parking lot which was then towed away three days later. Nearly a month later police search the abandoned car with a Cadaver dog, a type of dog that sniffs out for human decomposition, in which the dog picked up the scent of a decomposing body. They also find hair, dirt, and a chloroform stain to which they later find out Casey had done a google search on fool proof suffocation using chloroform. Casey’s attorneys argued during trial that…

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    Anesthesiologist Essay

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    about ether, a pleasant-smelling, colorless, volatile liquid that is highly flammable, in America and how to use it during surgery to relieve pain. He was then given the position of anesthesiologist at St. George’s Hospital in 1847. Soon he started working with chloroform as a useful anesthetic. During his work he developed an apparatus that improved both the effectiveness and the safety of chloroform. He even used chloroform when treating Queen Victoria which produced a dramatic increase in the…

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