Benedict's Test


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Benedict's Test

a procedure used to detect the presence of REDUCING SUGARS in a solution. Benedict's Reagent consists of a single solution of copper sulphate, sodium citrate and sodium carbonate in water. The blue reagent is added to the test solution and heated. A rust-red precipitate of Cu(I) oxide indicates the presence of a reducing sugar.
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A number of biochemical tests including Fehling's Solution Test, Benedict's test [23], Combur Test [11], Molisch Test, Iodine Test [24], Tollen Test, Barfoed's Test, Osazone Test and Seliwanoff's Test were performed by using the reported methods (Fig.
A number of chemical tests including Molisch Test, Iodine Test, Benedict's Test, Tollen Test, Barfoed's Test, Fehling's solution Test, Osazone Test, Hydrolysis Test and Seliwanoff's Test have been found to be positive and strongly support for the presence of reducing sugars and other carbohydrates in the water extracts of M.