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biuret

[‚bī·ya′ret]
(organic chemistry)
NH2CONHCONH2 Colorless needles that are soluble in hot water and decompose at 190°C; a condensation product of urea.
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Total protein was estimated by Biuret test where protein produces a violet color complex with copper ions in the alkaline solution.
The biuret test is a chemical test used for detecting the presence of peptide bonds.