reductase test

noun

: a test for the bacterial content especially of milk and milk products in which methylene blue is added and the time determined for decolorization of the dye by the reducing action of the bacteria

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“Reductase test.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reductase%20test. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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