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    Can you comment on some specific chemical reactions used in diagnostic chemistry and pharmaceutical chemistry?

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    Diagnostic chemistry is used to determine whether a specific chemical reaction has occurred. Examples include tests for diabetes and illicit drug use. The specific reactions involved depend on the test used. For example, a blood glucose test strips use an enzyme such as glucose oxidase or glucose dehydrogenase which reacts with glucose to produce hydrogen peroxide. ...

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    Chemical reactions used in diagnostic and pharmaceutical chemistry.