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Synthesis, characterisation and detection of γ-hydroxybutyrate salts.
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PMID:  22014974     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Sodium, potassium, magnesium and calcium salts of gamma-hydroxybutyrate have been synthesised from gamma-butyrolactone and the corresponding group 1 or 2 hydroxide. Although the group 2 salts are non-hygroscopic, FT-IR spectroscopy and elemental analysis revealed them to be hydrated. X-ray powder diffraction was found to be a quick, non-destructive method of discriminating between the four salts. The Smith and the chlorophenol red/modified Schweppes reagent presumptive colour tests gave positive results regardless of the salt tested. Microcrystalline tests for NaGHB were in accordance with previous literature reports, but results for the other three salts were not reliable.
Trevor J Ferris; Michael J Went
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2011-10-19
Journal Detail:
Title:  Forensic science international     Volume:  216     ISSN:  1872-6283     ISO Abbreviation:  Forensic Sci. Int.     Publication Date:  2012 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-02-28     Completed Date:  2012-07-27     Revised Date:  2012-10-02    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7902034     Medline TA:  Forensic Sci Int     Country:  Ireland    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  158-62     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2011 Elsevier Ireland Ltd. All rights reserved.
School of Physical Sciences, University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent CT2 7NH, UK.
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