Organic Chemistry Lab Tests

Occasionally, on the DAT organic chemistry section, you’ll be asked about one of the chemical lab tests you likely used in your lab sections to identify the functional groups in a molecule. Below is a list of the most common lab tests, which functional group they test for, and what a positive result looks like.

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