Stanley Rossiter Benedict
(17 March 1884
– 21 December 1936
) is an American chemist
best known for discovering Benedict's reagent
, a solution that detects certain sugars
Benedict was born in Cincinnati, and went to the University of Cincinnati. After a year, he went to Yale's Department of Physiological Chemistry for training in metabolism and physiology.
- Robert D. Simoni, Robert L. Hill, and Martha Vaughan (2002). "Benedict's Solution, a Reagent for Measuring Reducing Sugars: the Clinical Chemistry of Stanley R. Benedict". J. Biol. Chem. 277 (16): e5-e6.