Scheibler's reagent

noun Scheib·ler's reagent \ˈshīb|lə(r)z-, -īp|\

Definition of Scheibler's reagent

  1. :  a solution of phosphotungstic acid or its sodium salt used as a precipitant for alkaloids

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Origin and Etymology of scheibler's reagent

after Karl Scheibler †1899 German chemist

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