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ethanol alternative for extracting chlorophyll

Jon Monroe monroejd at jmu.edu
Sat Nov 15 23:25:40 EST 2003


Hi Plant-eders,

What might a 9th grader use in place of ethanol to extract chlorophyll
from leaves prior to iodine staining for starch?  I've heard rubbing
alcohol works - is that the best?

Jon
 
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