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Picric acid. Computer model of a molecule of picric acid (formula: C6H3N3O7). The atoms are colour- coded: carbon (blue), hydrogen (white), oxygen (red) and nitrogen (light blue). Picric acid is a highly explosive chemical, and is often used in bombs. It has a yellow colour, and can be used as a dye. In biological chemistry, it is used as a reagent for precipitating proteins.
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