Reagent vs Orcinol - What's the difference?

reagent | orcinol |


As nouns the difference between reagent and orcinol

is that reagent is while orcinol is (organic compound) a natural phenolic organic compound that occurs in many species of lichen, used in the production of orcein and as a reagent in some chemical tests for pentoses.

reagent

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Noun

(en noun)
  • (chemistry) A compound or mixture of compounds used to treat materials, samples, other compounds or reactants in a laboratory or sometimes an industrial setting.
  • Derived terms

    * Benedict's reagent * Brady's reagent * Edman's reagent * Ehrlich's reagent * Froehde reagent * Grignard reagent * Kovac's reagent * Liebermann reagent * Melzer's reagent * Molisch's reagent * Sanger's reagent * van Urk reagent

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    * (l), (l) Chemical reagents ----

    orcinol

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    Noun

    (wikipedia orcinol)
  • (organic compound) A natural phenolic organic compound that occurs in many species of lichen, used in the production of orcein and as a reagent in some chemical tests for pentoses.
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