Laurent's acid

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Definition of Laurent's acid

: a crystalline naphthylaminesulfonic acid H2NC10H6SO3H made by sulfonating alpha-naphthylamine and used as an intermediate for azo dyes; 5-amino-1-naphthalenesulfonic acid

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History and Etymology for Laurent's acid

after Auguste Laurent †1853 French chemist

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“Laurent's acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Laurent%27s%20acid. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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