Accession Number : AD0761033

Title :   Detection of Various a-Substituted Ketones via Chemiluminescence of 5-Amino-2-3-Dihydro-1,4-Phthalazinedione.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : EDGEWOOD ARSENAL ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Personal Author(s) : Yurow,Harvey W. ; Sass,Samuel

Report Date : APR 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 13

Abstract : A number of alpha-substituted ketones and related compounds are capable of inducing the chemiluminescence of 5-amino-2,3-dihydro-1,4-phthalazinedione (luminol) with hydrogen peroxide in basic solution. The reaction apparently involves formation of intermediate hydroperoxides from attack of nucleophilic hydroperoxide anion on the carbonyl activated by the a-moiety. The intermediate oxidizes the luminol to give the characteristic chemiluminescence. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*KETONES, CHEMICAL ANALYSIS), (*CHEMILUMINESCENCE, KETONES), AMINES

Subject Categories : Organic Chemistry

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE