Hydrogen Peroxide Belongs In Every Home And – YES! – Every Lab, Too
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Prof. Daman Saluja, is currently a Professor at Medical Biotechnology Laboratory, Dr B R Ambedkar Center for Biomedical Research, University of Delhi, North Campus. Her primary contribution is in the development of beacon based Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) mediated diagnostic assays for sexually transmitted diseases caused by Neisseria gonorrhoeae and Chlamydia trachomatis and Trichomonas vaginalis, Currently, her lab is working on LAMP based diagnosis of Mycobacterium tuberculosis.

                       

Hydrogen Peroxide Belongs In Every Home And – YES! – Every Lab, Too

Since the time hydrogen peroxide has been introduced in the markets, there has been a steady increase in the things this wonder chemical can do. From being used as a mild disinfectant, antibiotic, hair bleaching agent, instant fix for tooth whitening, adding the desired highlights to your hair, to being used in cleaning tiles, toilet bowls, rugs and carpets, and even drying acne. There seems to be nothing that hydrogen peroxide (H2O2, simple peroxide i.e. a compound having two oxygen...

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