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Luminal vs. Luminol — What's the Difference?

Luminal vs. Luminol — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Luminal and Luminol

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Luminal

(Anatomy) The inner open space or cavity of a tubular organ, as of a blood vessel or an intestine.
Aug 30, 2022

Luminol

Luminol (C8H7N3O2) is a chemical that exhibits chemiluminescence, with a blue glow, when mixed with an appropriate oxidizing agent. Luminol is a white-to-pale-yellow crystalline solid that is soluble in most polar organic solvents, but insoluble in water.
Aug 30, 2022

Luminal

(Biology) The interior of a membrane-bound compartment or organelle in a cell.
Aug 30, 2022

Luminol

A yellow crystalline organic compound, C8H7N3O2, that exhibits blue chemiluminescence when activated by an oxidizing agent. Luminol can be used in forensic investigations to detect blood stains, in which case the iron in hemoglobin acts as the activating oxidant.
Aug 30, 2022

Luminal

Abbr. lm(Physics) The SI unit of luminous flux, equal to the amount of light per unit time passing through a solid angle of one steradian from a light source of one candela intensity radiating equally in all directions. See Table at measurement.
Aug 30, 2022
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Luminol

(organic compound) The compound 5-amino-2,3-dihydro-1,4-phthalazinedione that exhibits blue chemiluminescence when mixed with an appropriate oxidizing agent
Aug 30, 2022

Luminal

A long-acting barbiturate used as a sedative
Aug 30, 2022

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