Barfoed’s Test – Qualitative Test in Carbohydrates

Pharmacological Lab Procedures: Barfoed’s Test – Qualitative Test in Carbohydrates. KNUST OER 2012. CC:BY-NC. George Koffuor

This test is to distinguish monosaccharides from disaccharides. At the end of this video lesson, students should be able to distinguish between monosaccharides and disaccharides using the Barfoed’s test, outline the test process and write a well balanced reaction equation for the test.
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Post time: Aug-09-2017