naphthoresorcinol

naphthoresorcinol

[‚naf·thə·ri′sȯrs·ən‚ȯl]
(organic chemistry)
C10H6(OH)2 Crystals with a melting point of 124-125°C; soluble in ether, alcohol, and water; used as a reagent for sugars and oils, and to determine glucuronic acid in urine.
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TLC was performed on silica gel 60 [F.sub.254] (Merck) with butanol/acetone/acetic acid/[H.sub.2]O (7:7:2:4) as the mobile phase, and the sugars were detected with naphthoresorcinol reagent (100 [degrees]C, 10 min).