A hexose sugar found especially in honey and fruit.
- Invertase, for example, aids photosynthesis in vine leaves, by converting sucrose to the invert sugars fructose and glucose.
- When sucrose is hydrolyzed the mixture of glucose and fructose is called invert sugar.
- Glucose, sucrose and fructose are the major soluble sugars found in strawberry fruit.
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