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Synonyms of alpha-naphthol test

Noun


1. alpha-naphthol test, Molisch's test, Molisch test, Molisch reaction, indicator

usage: 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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