Gallery 3 -- Optical photomicrographs from 35mm slides

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DMI ref. omg004     Image title: 2,4-Dinitrophenylhydrazine | 4.58


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2,4-Dinitrophenylhydrazine is a reddish, crystalline compound. It is unstable (explodes) when heated and is toxic. In the form of Brady's reagent is used as a test for for carbonyl compounds (aldehydes and ketones) and has other industrial chemical uses.

Optical microscope, partly crossed polars, magnification x20 on original slide.