Benedict's Test Results
The following were tested with Benedict's Solution:
TT#1 Distilled Water
TT#6 Potato extract
TT#7 corn flakes
TT#10 unknown solution (may vary)
1. Which sugars (Glucose, Maltose, Sucrose) tested positive with Benedict's solution?
2. Does milk have sugar? What is the name of milk sugar?
Did it give a positive Benedict's reaction?
3. Maltose, Sucrose and Lactose are structural isomers but are not all reducing sugars. Did they react equally well with Benedict's Solution? Based on your results, could a food have more sugar in it than what is detected using the Benedict's reaction?
4. Explain the difference in the reaction between tt#5, starch and tt#6, potato extract.