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Benedict's solution

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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A solution of sodium citrate, sodium carbonate, and copper sulfate that changes from blue to yellow or red in the presence of reducing sugars, such as glucose. Also called Benedict's reagent.

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  • n. A solution of sodium citrate, sodium carbonate and copper sulphate whose colour changes from blue to yellow or red in the presence of reducing sugars such as glucose.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

After Stanley Rossiter Benedict (1884-1936), American chemist.

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