What Happens When You Mix Iodine and Starch?

Answer

Iodine acts as a stain when applied to starch. It turns the starch a dark purple. The iodine fits into the center of the complex starch molecules and gives it its distinct color.
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I am not quite sure what happens when corn starch and iodine are mixed but when corn starch, iodine and water are mixed, it creates a purple solution. The darkness of the colour mostly
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When starch is mixed with iodine in water, an intensely blue colored
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The Iodine attaches to the starch and it turns a bluish color. I just went and did it to make sure!
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I believe it could turn blue-black before u add the thiosulfate, then possibly turn clear, then blue-black again? The starch will react with the triiodide ion produced from the pottassium
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