A solution used in Benedict's test for presence of sugar in urine.
A solution consisting of sodium potassium citrate, anhydrous sodium carbonate, and crystalline copper sulphate that changes from blue to yellow or red in the presence of reducing sugars, such as glucose. It is used in Benedict's test.
- S. R. Benedict:
A reagent for the detection of reducing sugars.
The Journal of Biological Chemistry, Baltimore, 1909, 5: 485-487.
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