Definition of Alpha-naphthol

1. Noun. An isomer of naphthol used in dyes.

Generic synonyms: Naphthol

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Alpha-naphthol

alpha-ketoglutarate dehydrogenase complex
alpha-ketoglutarate permease
alpha-ketoisocaproate oxygenase
alpha-ketosuccinamic acid
alpha-lactyl-thiamin pyrophosphate
alpha-linolenic acid
alpha-methylacyl-CoA racemase
alpha-naphthol (current term)
alpha-naphthol test
alpha-neoagarooligosaccharide hydrolase
alpha-pinene oxide lyase
alpha-prodine hydrochloride

Literary usage of Alpha-naphthol

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1897)
"Winkler uses either a 5 per cent, alcoholic or 10 per cent, chloroform solution of alpha-naphthol. To a small quantity of the suspected fluid a few granules ..."

2. American Druggist (1889)
"(This test also holds good for alpha- naphthol.) Addition of ferric chloride to an aqueous or alcoholic solution of beta-naphthol renders the latter faintly ..."

3. The Journal of the Society of Chemical Industry by Society of Chemical Industry (1884)
"The sulphonic acids of alpha-naphthol are combined with the diazo derivatives of aniline ... of alpha-naphthaline derived from naphthaline" (alpha-naphthol- ..."

4. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1892)
"With alpha-naphthol the liquid becomes dark blood-red ; with beta-naphthol only a reddish-yellow color is produced. The alpha color becomes dark-brown with ..."

5. The Condensed Chemical Dictionary: A Reference Volume for All Requiring by Francis Mills Turner, Daniel Deronda Berolzheimer, William Parker Cutter, John Helfrich, Chemical Catalog Company, Inc (1920)
"(a) Alpha-nitroso-alpha-naphthol. (b) Beta-nitroso-alpha-naphthol. (c) Alpha-nitroso-beta-naphthol. Color and properties: Yellow needles. ..."

6. Manual of Chemistry: A Guide to Lectures and Laboratory Work for Beginners by William Simon (1916)
"It is also formed by heating alpha-naphthol with the ammonia compound of zinc chloride. It melts at 50° C'., has a pungent odor, and turns red in contact ..."

7. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1891)
"... adding the said alpha-naphthol disulphonic acid to the diazo compound so ... so formed the alpha-naphthol disulphonic acid in certain proportions to ..."

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