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Biuret Reaction MeSH Descriptor Data 2023

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Biuret Reaction
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do not confuse with BIURET: biuret reaction or method no longer uses BIURET as signif reagent
Scope Note
A reaction characterized by a violet color upon the addition of copper sulfate to all compounds with two amide or peptide bonds linked directly or through an intermediate carbon atom. Used in the detection and estimation of proteins and peptides having more than two amino acids.
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under CHEMISTRY, ANALYTICAL 1975-90
History Note
91(75); was see under CHEMISTRY, ANALYTICAL 1975-90
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Biuret Reaction Preferred
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