from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A naphthol having the hydroxyl-group in the alpha position.
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- noun an isomer of naphthol used in dyes
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They are also called naphthol colours from the use of beta-and alpha-naphthol in their production.
With beta-naphthol, gives With alpha-naphthol, gives
Primuline and 20 lb. salt, then diazotise and develop with alpha-naphthol.
Practically the only phenol that is used is the beta-naphthol; alpha-naphthol is occasionally used, but not often.
This assay has been successfully applied to substrates as small as alpha-naphthol and as big as proteoglycans.