Answer to Question #30331 in Inorganic Chemistry for Jen
Which test choice above (can be 1,2 or all 3) yields a positive result for:
4)PHENYLALANINE (sorry caps)
When amino acids are heated with ninihydrin they are quantitatively deaminated and a bluish purple color appears due to formation of ruhemann's purple. Procedure involves addition of 1ml of protein solution with 2 drops of ninihydrin reagent and boil a bluish purple color is obtained proline and hydroxy proline give a yellow color.
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