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Medical Term:

Sakaguchi reaction

Pronunciation: sah-kah-gu-che

Definition: guanidines in alkaline solution develop an intense red color when treated with a-naphthol and sodium hypochlorite; a qualitative test for arginine, free or in a protein.

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