You have new items in your feed. Click to view.
Question and answer
in which type of reaction yellow turmeric turns red or orange
Turmeric has a pigment known as xanthophylls, which lends the yellow colour to it. It also has a pigment called as carotene, which is reddish orange in colour. When turmeric comes in contact with detergent, it reacts with the fatty acids present in the detergent and hence the carotene pigment gets more active than the xanthophylls and turmeric turns red. When turmeric is combined with any
Get an answer
Original conversation
User: in which type of reaction yellow turmeric turns red or orange





Weegy: The yellow-orange color of turmeric is derived from curcumin
Expert answered|kaysha|Points 4992|

Question
Asked 1/4/2013 9:00:37 AM
Updated 1/4/2013 9:42:44 AM
4 Answers/Comments
This conversation has been flagged as incorrect.
Flagged by vanilla2bean
New answers
Rating
3
Turmeric has a pigment known as xanthophylls, which lends the yellow colour to it. It also has a pigment called as carotene, which is reddish orange in colour.

When turmeric comes in contact with detergent, it reacts with the fatty acids present in the detergent and hence the carotene pigment gets more active than the xanthophylls and turmeric turns red.

When turmeric is combined with any base liquid like soap it turns red in colour while when turmeric comes in contact with any substance like that of vinegar, that is acidic in nature, it turns yellow. - -
Added 1/4/2013 9:14:42 AM
This answer has been added to the Weegy Knowledgebase
Comments
I'm sorry Kaysha.
Added 1/4/2013 9:15:29 AM
:) Your okay Vanilla. Wrong answers are to be flagged. Now that I am reading your explanation, I see I misunderstood the question.
Added 1/4/2013 9:37:21 AM
I know, I still hate doing it. Glad you understand! :)
Added 1/4/2013 9:42:44 AM
Add an answer or comment
Log in or sign up first.
Questions asked by the same visitor
what is the colour of silverchloride
Weegy: It is colourless (More)
Question
Expert Answered
Asked 1/4/2013 9:05:53 AM
0 Answers/Comments
26,215,668 questions answered
Popular Conversations
The slope of a line that is perpendicular to a line whose slope is ...
Weegy: True User: The slope of the line containing the points (-5, 3) and (-2, 1) is -2/3 2/3 -3/2 User: If the ...
9/27/2016 7:58:40 AM| 5 Answers
Solve for x. 7(3 - x) = 8(4 - 2x)
Weegy: 7(3 - x) = 8(4 - 2x); 21 - 7x = 32 - 16x; -7x + 16x = 32 - 21; 9x = 11; x = 11/9 User: Solve for x. ...
9/27/2016 11:22:30 AM| 3 Answers
sulfides
Weegy: Copper monosulfide. User: what makes up sulfides
9/27/2016 10:16:01 AM| 2 Answers
Simplify (3/10)(-5/9). a. 1/6 b. -1/6 c. 77/90
Weegy: A. 1/32 is the answer. User: Simplify (3/10)(-5/9). 1/6 -1/6 77/90 Weegy: A. 1/32 is the answer.
9/27/2016 11:42:15 AM| 2 Answers
The ban on liquor sales as outlined in the Eighteenth Amendment was ...
Weegy: The ban on liquor sales as outlined in the Eighteenth Amendment was called: Prohibition. User: An event ...
9/27/2016 1:51:29 PM| 2 Answers
The slope of every horizontal line ...
Weegy: The slope of every horizontal line is 0. User: What is the slope of the line that contains the origin and ...
9/27/2016 3:49:57 PM| 2 Answers
Define trade deficit.
Weegy: Define means state or describe exactly the nature, scope, or meaning of. User: Define the term Foreign ...
9/27/2016 6:16:53 PM| 2 Answers
Weegy Stuff
S
L
P
P
P
P
P
L
Points 1014 [Total 5086] Ratings 2 Comments 994 Invitations 0 Offline
S
P
1
L
Points 744 [Total 1624] Ratings 6 Comments 684 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 216 [Total 510] Ratings 0 Comments 216 Invitations 0 Offline
S
L
P
Points 127 [Total 1239] Ratings 0 Comments 127 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 105 [Total 105] Ratings 0 Comments 105 Invitations 0 Offline
S
L
P
P
P
Points 90 [Total 3952] Ratings 0 Comments 90 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 72 [Total 72] Ratings 0 Comments 72 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 30 [Total 30] Ratings 3 Comments 0 Invitations 0 Offline
S
L
Points 25 [Total 4250] Ratings 1 Comments 15 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 10 [Total 10] Ratings 1 Comments 0 Invitations 0 Offline
* Excludes moderators and previous
winners (Include)
Home | Contact | Blog | About | Terms | Privacy | © Purple Inc.