What Does Biuret Test For? - Method & Equation


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What does the biuret test test for?

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1. What color does a sample high in proteins change to in the biuret test?


What would be the equation for determining proteins using the biuret test be, based on the following information obtained from known sample standards:

1 mg/mL = 0.05 abs

5 mg/mL = 0.25 abs

10 mg/mL = 0.5 abs

Use y as absorbance and x as protein concentration.

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