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Biuret Reaction MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Biuret Reaction
Tree Number(s)
E05.196.085
Unique ID
D001738
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001738
Annotation
do not confuse with BIURET: biuret reaction or method no longer uses BIURET as signif reagent
Scope Note
A reaction characterized by a violet color upon the addition of copper sulfate to all compounds with two amide or peptide bonds linked directly or through an intermediate carbon atom. Used in the detection and estimation of proteins and peptides having more than two amino acids.
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under CHEMISTRY, ANALYTICAL 1975-90
History Note
91(75); was see under CHEMISTRY, ANALYTICAL 1975-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/12/12
Revision Date
2002/07/02
Biuret Reaction Preferred
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