Monosaccharides

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Name the 3 monosaccharides.
Glucose, Fructose, & Galactose
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What is the test for reducing sugars?
Benedict's test.
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What are all monosaccharides and SOME disaccharides?
Reducing sugars (they can donate electrons/reduce another chemical)
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What is Benedict's Reagent?
An alkaline solution of copper (II) sulphate.
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What must you do with the mixture of food sample and reagent?
Heat it in a hot water bath for 5 mins.
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What forms if a reducing sugar is present?
Insoluble red brick precipitate of copper (I) oxide.
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