Maumene test

Maumene test
Mau·me·né test .mō-mə-'nā- n a test for determining the degree of unsaturation of a fatty oil by observing the rise in temperature produced when concentrated sulfuric acid is added to the oil
Mau·me·né mō-mə-nā Edmé Jules (1818-1891)
French chemist. A professor of chemistry, Maumené wrote several general textbooks on chemistry, a number of full-length works on fermentation, wine, and winemaking, and many essays on hydrates and manganese. In 1850 he developed a test to detect the presence of sugar in various liquids.

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  • maumené test — ˌmōməˈnā noun Usage: usually capitalized M Etymology: after Edme J. Maumené, 19th century French chemist : a test made by determining the rise in temperature produced by adding concentrated sulfuric acid to a fatty oil under specified conditions… …   Useful english dictionary

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