Lintner starch

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Lintner starch

Post by yhbing » Sun Feb 05, 2006 10:02 pm

Hi, what is Lintner starch? Thanks.

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Post by Poison » Sun Feb 05, 2006 10:24 pm

As much as I know it is an indicator.

Here is the dictionary definition:

Thin-boiling starch used in the laboratory as colorimetric indicator. Lintner stach is obtained by dilute hydrochloric acid treatment of native starch so that it retains the ability to colour blue with iodine.

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