Biochemical tests

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Test for reducing sugars
1) add Benedicts reagent positve test = brick red
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Test for non-reducing sugars
1) add HCl 2) add same amount of Na(OH) to neutralise 3) add Benedicts reagent positive test = brick red
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Test for starch
1) add iodine positive test = blue/black
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Test for lipids
1) crush substance being tested 2) add ethanol 3) decant ethanol 4) add equal amount of water to ethanol positive test = cloudy white precipitate
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Test for proteins
1) add Biurets reagent 2) shake positive test = pink/purple
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Test for non-reducing sugars

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1) add HCl 2) add same amount of Na(OH) to neutralise 3) add Benedicts reagent positive test = brick red

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Test for starch

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Card 4

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Test for lipids

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Card 5

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Test for proteins

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