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Definition of the noun alpha-naphthol test
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- biochemical indicator of the presence of carbohydrates in a solution; if carbohydrates are present a violet ring is formed by reaction with alpha-naphthol in the presence of sulfuric acid
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A Dictionary of Biology (2015)
by Elizabeth Martin, Robert Hine
alpha-naphthol test A biochemical test to detect the presence of carbohydrates in solution, also known as Molisch's test (after the Austrian chemist H. Molisch (1856–1937), who devised it). A small amount of alcoholic ...
A Dictionary of Chemistry (2016)
by Richard Rennie, Jonathan Law
Alphamethyltryptamine alpha-naphthol test A biochemical test ...
by Jill Bailey
alpha-naphthol test ( Molisch's test) A test for detecting the presence of carbohydrates in solution. The test solution is placed in a test tube, and a small amount of alpha-naphthol added ; ...
A Dictionary of Science (2010)
by Elizabeth A. Martin
alpha-naphthol test Abiochemical test to detect the presence of carbohydrates in solution, also known as Molisch's test (after the Austrian chemist H. Molisch (1856-1937), who devised it). A small amount of ...
by John Daintith
alpha-naphthol test (Molisch's test) A ...
by G.C. Gerrans, P. Hartmann-Petersen, Rasmus Hartmann-Petersen
alpha-naphthol test See Molisch's test. alphanumeric symbols Also referred to as characters. The symbols typically found on typewriter or computer keyboards. These are roman alphabet letters (A-Z; both upper and lower case), the digits ...
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