Liebermann-Burchard test

noun
Lie·​ber·​mann-Bur·​chard test | \ ˈlē-bər-mən-ˈbu̇r-ˌkärt-\

Medical Definition of Liebermann-Burchard test

: a test for unsaturated steroids (as cholesterol) and triterpenes based on the formation of a series of colors (as pink to blue to green) with acetic anhydride in the presence of concentrated sulfuric acid

called also Liebermann-Burchard reaction

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