alpha-naphthol reaction

Molisch test (defs. 2, 3).

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  • alpha-naphthol test — noun 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 • Syn: ↑Molisch s test, ↑Molisch test, ↑Molisch… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Molisch reaction — noun 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 • Syn: ↑alpha naphthol test, ↑Molisch s test,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Molisch test — Mo·lisch test mō lish n a test for carbohydrate (as sugar) in which a reddish violet color is formed by reaction with alpha naphthol in the presence of concentrated sulfuric acid called also Molisch reaction Molisch Hans (1856 1937) German… …   Medical dictionary

  • Molisch test — noun 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 • Syn: ↑alpha naphthol test, ↑Molisch s test,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Molisch's test — noun 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 • Syn: ↑alpha naphthol test, ↑Molisch test, ↑Molisch… …   Useful english dictionary

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