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ninhydrin reaction


ninhydrin reaction

noun

Definition of NINHYDRIN REACTION

:  a reaction of ninhydrin with amino acids or related amino compounds used for the colorimetric determination of amino acids, peptides, or proteins by measuring the intensity of the blue to violet to red color formed or for the quantitative determination of amino acids by measuring the amount of carbon dioxide produced
February 28, 2015
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