reducing sugar


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re·duc·ing sug·ar

a sugar (for example, glucose in the urine) that has the property of reducing various inorganic ions, notably cupric ion to cuprous ion.

reducing sugar

a sugar containing free aldehyde (H -C=O) or keto (C=O) groups capable of reducing metal ions such as Cu+ and Ag+. Reducing sugars such as glucose and fructose will reduce solutions in Benedict's test and FEHLING'S TEST.
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The influence of storage interval and treatments on the reducing sugar of jam samples are shown in Table 4.
For determination of reducing Sugar (Glucose), 1 mL of the plant extract/digested solution was taken in 25 mL glass test tube.
Total, reducing and non-reducing sugars (%): Total and reducing sugars in the orange fruit juice were estimated by titration as described in AOAC (1995).
Tesco started reducing sugar in its soft drinks in 2011, and today the final 50 products in the 251-strong range have been reformulated to below 5 grams per 100ml.
The color of fries is based upon the reducing sugar content of the tubers.
The concentration of reducing sugar after both steps was measured using DNS method.
Pretreatment was performed by varying three important process variables such as weight percentage of sodium hydroxide, temperature and sonication time to achieve the maximal yield of reducing sugar as shown in Table 1.
In order to establish which alternative sweetener to choose when replacing or reducing sugar, it is important to consider the functional properties of sugar:
19] observed similar trend of decrease in sucrose (the main non reducing sugar in cocoa beans) from 2.
Shelly Shenoy decided to take matters into her own hands - to see if reducing sugar really did help in weight loss.
Washington, January 16 ( ANI ): Reducing sugar intake has a small but significant effect on body weight in adults, researchers say.