Millon's reagent

Millon's reagent

[mē′lȯnz re‚ā·jənt]
(chemistry)
Reagent used to test for proteins; made by dissolving mercury in nitric acid, diluting, then decanting the liquid from the precipitate.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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