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
Ask a question
Not a good answer? Get an answer now. (Free)
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.
16,953,026 questions answered
Popular Conversations
What is the equation of the line described below written in ...
Weegy: The line passing through point (4, -1) and perpendicular to the line whose equation is 2x - y - 7 = 0 in slope ...
7/28/2014 12:38:02 PM| 7 Answers
beliefs of buddhism
Weegy: Read more: Buddhism: Basic Beliefs and Practices | Infoplease.com ]
7/28/2014 4:39:59 AM| 5 Answers
When cleaning a storage battery, you can use a solution of water and ...
Weegy: When cleaning a storage battery, you can use a solution of water and ammonia, or a solution of water and nickel ...
7/27/2014 10:00:07 PM| 3 Answers
Find the product. (-7p)^3
Weegy: -21p User: Find the product. (n^3)^2 · (n^5)^4 Weegy: your question? User: Find the ...
7/28/2014 7:09:27 AM| 3 Answers
What is the solution set of the following equation? -8x + x + 15 = ...
Weegy: Answer is definitely c. B = (R - Ax)/x User: The slope of a line is -1/3. Find the slope of a line that is ...
7/28/2014 1:05:49 PM| 3 Answers
Exerts control over all parts of the body (Points : 4) Nervous ...
Weegy: 1. Peripheral nervous system registers information and controls movements outside the central nervous system. ...
7/28/2014 3:41:02 PM| 3 Answers
People who have the genetic disorder called hemophilia suffer from ...
Weegy: People who have the genetic disorder called hemophilia suffer from abnormally low levels of oxygen in the blood ...
7/27/2014 6:19:14 AM| 2 Answers
calculate the sum of 1/4 and 1/5
Weegy: 1/4 + 1/5 = 9/20 User: calculate the sum of 1/9 and 1/4 Weegy: 1/9 + 1/8 = 17/72
7/27/2014 3:52:21 PM| 2 Answers
A peer group is a _______ group composed of equal age individuals ...
Weegy: A peer group is a primary group composed of equal age individuals with similar characteristics. User: The ...
7/27/2014 5:21:49 PM| 2 Answers
Solve for x. 8 – 3x = 20 User: Juan buys 4 shirts on sale for $15 ...
Weegy: 4 tshirts 4 x $15.00 = $60.00 $78.00 - $60.00 = $18.00 6 pairs of socks is $18.00 $18.00 / 6 = $3.00 each ...
7/28/2014 7:55:02 AM| 2 Answers
Weegy Stuff
S
R
L
1
1
P
C
1
P
1
1
L
P
C
P
C
1
P
C
L
P
C
1
P
C
Points 2299 [Total 21299]| Ratings 1| Comments 2289| Invitations 0|Offline
S
L
P
C
P
C
1
L
P
C
L
P
C
P
C
P
C
Points 2163 [Total 17292]| Ratings 0| Comments 2163| Invitations 0|Offline
S
L
P
C
L
P
C
P
C
L
P
C
P
C
Points 1990 [Total 14545]| Ratings 1| Comments 1980| Invitations 0|Offline
S
L
1
Points 1570 [Total 3753]| Ratings 2| Comments 1550| Invitations 0|Offline
S
L
1
1
1
1
L
1
Points 1347 [Total 7524]| Ratings 2| Comments 1327| Invitations 0|Offline
S
1
L
Points 1123 [Total 3259]| Ratings 7| Comments 1053| Invitations 0|Offline
S
1
L
1
L
P
P
L
Points 945 [Total 10553]| Ratings 0| Comments 945| Invitations 0|Offline
S
1
L
Points 834 [Total 4510]| Ratings 2| Comments 814| Invitations 0|Offline
S
P
C
L
P
L
1
Points 790 [Total 5844]| Ratings 4| Comments 750| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 280 [Total 428]| Ratings 2| Comments 260| Invitations 0|Offline
Home | Contact | Archive | Blog | About | Terms | Privacy | Social | ©2014 Purple Inc.