The following 2 questions need to be answered
1) Provide an example of when recrystallization could be not be used to purify a solid compound.
2) Analyse the scenario given below and explain if recrystallization could be used.
A) A medicinal chemist has synthesized the drug Moclobemide, a reversible monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) that is selective for isoform A (RIMA) and used to treat depression. After the synthesis they need to purify the compound from trace impurities. Can recrystallization be used? Explain.