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Preparation of Ferric Succinate Jellies


IT is well known that a neutral solution of succinic acid gives a brownish-red precipitate of ferric succinate with a ferric chloride solution. Handl1 obtained brownish-red crystals of ferric succinate by treating a ferric chloride solution with a solution of sodium succinate. We have now succeeded in preparing ferric succinate jellies.


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PRAKASH, S., MUSHRAN, S. Preparation of Ferric Succinate Jellies. Nature 163, 878 (1949).

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