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Chemical test

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Chemical test

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.


  • Purposes 1
  • Biochemical tests 2
    • Reducing sugars 2.1
    • Proteins and polypeptides 2.2
  • Organic tests 3
  • Inorganic tests 4
  • See also 5
  • References 6


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

Non–Performing Asset

Biochemical tests

Reducing sugars

Proteins and polypeptides

Organic tests

Inorganic tests

See also


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