Testing for Biochemicals

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  • Created on: 08-01-10 20:29

Test for starch

food substance - starch

reagent-iodine solution

How test is carried out-Add iodine solution to substance in test tube or white tile

Result- Blue/black colour-strach present;brown colour starch is absent

Reducing sugar test

Food substance- Reducing sugar

Reagent-Benedicts ssolution

How test is carried out-heat substance with Bednedicts soultion in a tes tube in water bath at 85degrees for


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