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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After hydrolysis, the presence of carbohydrates in the hydrolyzed samples was investigated by different biochemical tests including Molisch Test, Iodine Test, Benedict's Test, Tollen Test, Barfoed's Test, Fehling's solution Test, Osazone Test, Seliwanoff's Test and Bial's Test.
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.