Molisch's test

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Related to Molisch's test: Iodine test, Seliwanoff's test, Benedict's test, Fehling's test
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Noun1.Molisch's test - biochemical indicator of the presence of carbohydrates in a solution; if carbohydrates are present a violet ring is formed by reaction with alpha-naphthol in the presence of sulfuric acid
indicator - (chemistry) a substance that changes color to indicate the presence of some ion or substance; can be used to indicate the completion of a chemical reaction or (in medicine) to test for a particular reaction
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