Benedict test for glucose

Ben·e·dict test for glu·cose

a copper-reduction test for glucose in the urine, which involves thiocyanate in addition to copper sulfate for qualitative or quantitative use.
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Stanley R., U.S. chemist, 1884-1936.
Benedict-Hopkins-Cole reagent - magnesium glyoxalate, made from a mixture of oxalic acid and magnesium, used for testing proteins for the presence of tryptophan.
Benedict solution - used to demonstrate a reducing sugar such as glucose in the urine.
Benedict test for glucose - a copper reduction test for glucose in the urine.
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