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Q: What is a Benedict solution?
A: Benedict's solution is a deep blue, alkaline, chemical reagent. Simple sugars (e.g., glucose) give a positive test - a brick-red precipitate forms - so the solution is used to test for the presence of glucose in urine, a symptom of diabetes.
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Benedict's solution is a deep blue, alkaline, chemical reagent. Simple sugars (e.g., glucose) give a positive test - a brick-red precipitate forms - so the solution is used to test for the presence of glucose in urine, a symptom of diabetes.

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