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Posted by krystal on Friday, April 20, 2012 at 8:31am.

Benedict's reagent is used for detecting reducing sugars because _________.



the —OH groups are exchanged for hydrogens.



the copper ion in the reagent is oxidized as the sugar is reduced.



the aldehyde group in the sugar is oxidized.



a reduction of the sugar occurs producing an acid.

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