Definition: an aqueous solution of sodium citrate, sodium carbonate, and copper sulfate that changes from its normal blue color to orange, red, or yellow in the presence of a reducing sugar such as glucose.
See Also: Benedict test for glucose
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Examples: glitazone, GI cocktail, etc.