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Reduction of Potassium Permanganate in the Presence of Glass

Nature volume 160, pages 5657 (12 July 1947) | Download Citation

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An interesting phenomenon has been recorded during an investigation in which the test for decomposable organic matter, by the determination of the amount of oxygen absorbed by N/80 potassium permanganate acidified by 25 per cent (v./v.) sulphuric acid, was employed and of which no previous record can be found.

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    Ministry of Health, "Methods of Chemical Analysis as Applied to Sewage and Sewage Effluents" (London: H.M. Stationery Office, 1929).

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  1. Freshwater Biological Association, Wray Castle, Ambleside.

    • C. B. TAYLOR

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