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Offline Zeta123

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Eu-melanin From L-Dopa
« on: May 11, 2016, 02:08:57 PM »
How can I synthesis Pitch Black Eu-melanin from L-Dopa. I am trying to oxidize Dopa with Hydrogen Peroxide in an Alkaline medium with a ferrous catalyst. What I get is brown pheo melanin I guess. What is the ideal environment for Eumelanin ?

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Re: Eu-melanin From L-Dopa
« Reply #1 on: May 11, 2016, 05:19:03 PM »
Why do you want to make eumelanin?

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