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Quantitative Analysis of Proteins by Various Methods Including Biuret

  • Aakanchha Jain
  • Richa Jain
  • Sourabh Jain
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Abstract

Biuret test is a general test for compounds having a peptide bond. Biuret is a compound formed by heating urea to 180 °C. When biuret is treated with dilute copper sulfate in alkaline condition, a purple-colored compound is formed. This is the basis of biuret test widely used for identification of proteins and amino acids.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Aakanchha Jain
    • 1
  • Richa Jain
    • 2
  • Sourabh Jain
    • 3
  1. 1.Bhagyoday Tirth Pharmacy CollegeSagarIndia
  2. 2.Centre for Scientific Research and DevelopmentPeople’s UniversityBhopalIndia
  3. 3.Sagar Institute of Pharmaceutical SciencesSagarIndia

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