Fehling’s Solution A

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Fehling’s solution A, or Fehling’s reagent, is a chemical reagent that is used to distinguish between
an aldehyde and a ketone, other than α-hydroxy ketone. Practically, it is used for the determination of
reducing and non-reducing sugars that are present in carbohydrates. The test employed for this
purpose is known as Fehling’s test

Fehling’s solution A or Fehling’s test is also used as a general test for monosaccharides where a positive result is obtained for aldose monosaccharides and ketose monosaccharides. Apart from these, Fehling’s test is used in the medical field to determine the presence of glucose in urine. It helps to know whether the person is diabetic or not.

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