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An easily-assembled Soxhlet extractor to demonstrate continuous extraction

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Kevin M. Jones, Iain A. Smellie, Iain L. J. Patterson

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Abstract

The construction of a Soxhlet extractor from readily available laboratory equipment is described. The apparatus can be used to demonstrate the concept of continuous extraction and was used in the isolation of trimyristin from nutmeg.
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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)819-820
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Chemical Education
Volume94
Issue number6
Early online date11 Apr 2017
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 13 Jun 2017

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  • High school/introductory chemistry, First-year undergraduate/general, Analytical Chemistry, Hands-on learning/manipulatives

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