Scheibler's reagent

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

Definition of Scheibler's reagent

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

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History and Etymology for Scheibler's reagent

after Karl Scheibler †1899 German chemist

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“Scheibler's reagent.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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