Test used to detect Lipids

 Test used to detect lipids?


Following tests are used to detect lipids:

(i)    Sudan-III Test: 

Experiment

Observation

Inference

2 ml original solution in test tube + 2 ml water + Few drops of Sudan III + Shake well.

Red stained oil layer separates on surface of water, which remains uncoloured.

Lipid present.

 

(ii)    Emulsion Test:

Experiment

Observation

Inference

2 ml O.S + 2 ml absolute ethanol + Shake well + Equal volume of cold water

Cloudy white suspension is formed.

Lipid present.

 

What are lipids ?

Lipids are the organic compounds made up of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen, are characterized by their solubility in organic solvents such as ether, alcohol and their insolubility in water.

 

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