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Lawsone : a novel reagent for the detection of latent fingermarks on paper surfaces
journal contributionposted on 2008-01-01, 00:00 authored by R Jelly, S Lewis, C Lennard, Kieran LimKieran Lim, J Almog
Lawsone (2-hydroxy-1,4-naphthoquinone) reacts with latent fingermark deposits on paper surfaces to yield purple-brown impressions of ridge details which are also photoluminescent; this compound represents the first in a completely new class of fingermark detection reagents.
Pagination3513 - 3515
PublisherRoyal Society of Chemistry
Publication classificationC1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal; C Journal article
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