Carr-Price reaction

\ ˈkärˈprīs- \

Definition of Carr-Price reaction

: a reaction of antimony trichloride and vitamin A in chloroform solution that gives a blue color and is used for the identification and assay of vitamin A

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History and Etymology for Carr-Price reaction

from the names Carr & Price

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“Carr-Price reaction.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Mar. 2020.

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