Benedict’s Reagent


Catalog Number: B2012501 (50 mL)
Benedict’s Reagent is a high quality reagent containing copper sulfate and sodium carbonate used for the qualitatitive determination of sugars. This product has been used as molecular tool for various biochemical applications. It has also been used in a wide array of other chemical and immunological applications. Custom bulk amounts of this product are available upon request.

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Benedict’s Reagent
Catalog number: B2012501
Lot number: Batch Dependent
Expiration Date: Batch dependent
Amount: 50 mL
Molecular Weight or Concentration: N/A
Supplied as: Solution
Applications: molecular tool for various biochemical applications
Storage: RT
Keywords: Benedict’s Test, Benedict’s Solution
Grade: Biotechnology grade. All products are highly pure. All solutions are made with Type I ultrapure water (resistivity >18 MΩ-cm) and are filtered through 0.22 um.

1: Ratanawimarnwong N, Suksomphot V, Sornpipatpong K, Lengwan S, Donpudsa S, Choengchan N, Mantim T. Microfluidic paper-based analytical device for determination of sucrose in sugarcane juice using Benedict’s reagent Anal Bioanal Chem. 2022 Nov;414(27):7783-7791.
2: Morell-Garcia D, Bauça JM, Barceló A, Perez-Esteban G, Vila M. Usefulness of Benedict’s test for the screening of galactosemia Clin Biochem. 2014 Jun;47(9):857-9.
3: ROMANO AC. [Use of Benedict’s reagent; observations] Rev Sanid Milit Argent. 1950 Jul-Sep;49(3):249-50.
4: Xiao Y, Roncali E, Hobbs R, James SS, Bednarz B, Benedict S, Dewaraja YK, Frey E, Grudzinski J, Sgouros G, Buchsbaum JC, Capala J. Toward Individualized Voxel-Level Dosimetry for Radiopharmaceutical Therapy Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2021 Mar 15;109(4):902-904.
5: St James S, Bednarz B, Benedict S, Buchsbaum JC, Dewaraja Y, Frey E, Hobbs R, Grudzinski J, Roncali E, Sgouros G, Capala J, Xiao Y. Current Status of Radiopharmaceutical Therapy Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2021 Mar 15;109(4):891-901.
6: Satekge TM, Kiabilua O, Krause A, Pillay TS. Five years of screening for galactosaemia in South Africa: Pitfalls of using Benedict’s test and thin layer chromatography to screen for galactosaemia in a developing country Clin Chim Acta. 2020 Jun;505:73-77.
7: MURPHY RP. Benedict’s solution as a developer in carbohydrate chromatography Nature. 1960 Feb 13;185(4711):455-6.
8: Rizo J, Díaz D, Reyes-Trejo B, Arellano-Jiménez MJ. Cu(2)O nanoparticles for the degradation of methyl parathion Beilstein J Nanotechnol. 2020 Oct 12;11:1546-1555.
9: Bharadwaj SK, Mondal N, Balachander B, Bhat BV. Negative Urine Benedict’s Test in a Child with Galactosemia: A Diagnostic Challenge Indian J Pediatr. 2015 Aug;82(8):765-6.
10: SEIN GWAN U. A new method of estimating urine surgar by the use of Benedict’s qualitative sugar reagent Burma Med J. 1960 Oct;8:155-6.

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