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Benedicts solution

Benedicts solution

(Science: chemistry) An aqueous solution of sodium citrate, sodium carbonate, and copper sulfate which changes from its normal blue colour to orange, red, or yellow in the presence of a reducing sugar such as glucose.

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using reducing sugars test for non-reducing sugars

will there be a colour change in the benedicts solution if the solution is a non- reducing sugar

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by ccBiologist
Sat Sep 17, 2011 4:40 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: using reducing sugars test for non-reducing sugars
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methods to determine glucose in the food

... (which are glucose or starch etc) We did the experiment with the benedicts and biuret solution, which was done qualitatively but now we have to explain the quantitatively procedure. ...

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by snezka18
Wed Mar 31, 2010 1:07 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: methods to determine glucose in the food
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Views: 4664

Benedicts solution in a acidic medium (by accident!)

... post on these forums. I wad doing the test for reducing sugars using Benedicts reagent. To test for sucrose, the solution should be heated with HCl, and neutralized with a base before benedicts reagent is ...

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by mahela007
Wed Nov 18, 2009 3:50 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Benedicts solution in a acidic medium (by accident!)
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Effect of pH on amylase activity

What happens to the activity of amylase when put in a solution containig starch at pH 11? what is the simplest test to tell that starch has been converted into maltose?(i know abt the Benedicts test). thanks in advance

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by cracked_doc
Fri Oct 13, 2006 7:14 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Effect of pH on amylase activity
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benedicts test

glucose is an aldehyde generally, benedicts reagent is used to test if anyone has diabetes.this is called the urine ... :arrow: blood glucose passed on to urine :arrow: urine tested with benedicts solution :arrow: as glucose[an aldehyde] is present, benedicts gives positive result ...

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by vinaya
Sat Sep 24, 2005 1:36 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: benedicts test
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