[Histonet] bromoform ingestion

Kim Donadio one_angel_secret <@t> yahoo.com
Tue Jan 10 17:59:52 CST 2012

What a interesting subject. I'm afraid I have no answer for you but wow did I go from whooping cough to drinking water to sea weed all the way to the desalinization of the artic on this chemical compound. I hope someone else has your answer. For me. I just want to thank you for a good subject to read. 
Kim D

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On Jan 9, 2012, at 7:13 AM, "Yolanda Davies" <yolanda.davies <@t> uct.ac.za> wrote:

> Dear All
> Is it possible to demonstrate the presence of bromoform within
> gastro-intestinal tissues in histology?
> Bromoform is similar to chloroform, the anaesthetic agent, except with
> 3 bromine instead of chlorine atoms in the molecule and is clearly
> demonstrated by means of x-rays.
> All we know is that bromine is very reactive because it is a halogen
> being highly electronegative, so this makes us think that perhaps it
> would not be wise to place the tissues into formalin and so on, but
> rather to perform the test on fresh tissue.
> Your advice would be greatly appreciated.
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