alpha-naphthol test definition

  • noun:
    • biochemical signal of existence of carbohydrates in a solution; if carbs can be found a violet band is formed by-reaction with alpha-naphthol in presence of sulfuric acid
    • biochemical signal of the presence of carbs in a remedy; if carbs are present a violet band is made by-reaction with alpha-naphthol into the presence of sulfuric acid

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