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BAM R47: Ninhydrin Reagent

January 2001

Bacteriological Analytical Manual

Ninhydrin Reagent
(commercially available)


Dissolve 3.5 g ninhydrin in 100 ml of 1:1 mixture of acetone and butanol. Store refrigerated.


Original Source: Bacteriological Analytical Manual, 8th Edition, Revision A, 1998.