Indophenol Blue as a Chromogenic Agent for Identification of Halogenated Aromatic Hydrocarbons

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Science  01 Mar 1963:
Vol. 139, Issue 3557, pp. 835-836
DOI: 10.1126/science.139.3557.835


The metachromatic dye indophenol blue [N-(p-dimethylaminophenyl)-1,4-naphthoquinoneimine] is adaptable for qualitative and quantitative measurements of halogenated aromatic hydrocarbons in paper chromatographic procedures and spot tests.