Chemical test

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In chemistry, a chemical test is a qualitative or quantitative procedure designed to prove the existence of, or to quantify, a chemical compound or chemical group with the aid of a specific reagent. A presumptive test is specifically used in medical science.

Purposes[edit]

Chemical testing might have a variety of purposes, such as:

Biochemical tests[edit]

Reducing sugars[edit]

Proteins and polypeptides[edit]

Organic tests[edit]

Inorganic tests[edit]

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