derivatize

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derivatize

(dɪˈrɪvəˌtaɪz) or

derivatise

vb (tr)
to alter (a chemical compound) via a chemical reaction, so that it becomes a derivative
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Ninhydrin is a reagent used to derivatise amino acids and was traditionally tested using thin layer chromatography, combined with visual and qualitative determination.