Pavy's solution

Pavy's solution

[′pā·vēz sə‚lü·shən]
(analytical chemistry)
Laboratory reagent used to determine the concentration of sugars in solution by color titration; contains copper sulfate, sodium potassium tartrate, sodium hydroxide, and ammonia in water solution.
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