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Definition of VOGES-PROSKAUER REACTION
: a method for detecting the presence of acetoin in a bacterial broth culture in which the addition of a concentrated solution of sodium hydroxide produces a red color in the presence of the substance
Biographical Note for VOGES-PROSKAUER REACTION
Voges,Daniel Wilhelm Otto(born 1867), and Pros·kau·er\ˈprȯs-ˌkau̇-ər\Bernhard(1851–1915), German bacteriologists. In 1898 at the Institute for Infectious Diseases, Proskauer and Voges developed the Voges-Proskauer reaction.
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