Sakaguchi reaction | definition of Sakaguchi reaction by Medical dictionary
Sa·ka·gu·chi re·ac·tion (sah-kah-gū-chē),
guanidines in alkaline solution develop an intense red color when treated with α-naphthol and sodium hypochlorite; a qualitative test for arginine, free or in a protein.
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Several analytical methods for GAA and creatine have been described, including use of the Sakaguchi reaction
(2), stable-isotope-dilution gas chromatography--mass spectrometry (GC/MS) (3, 4), and HPLC (5).