Figure 5. Simplified reaction equation for the oxidation of reducing sugars D-glucopyranose by the iodine test solution

From

The Iodine Test for Reducing Sugars – A Safe, Quick and Easy Alternative to Copper(II) and Silver(I) Based Reagents

Holger Fleischer

World Journal of Chemical Education. 2019, 7(2), 45-52 doi:10.12691/wjce-7-2-3