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levulose

Syllabification: lev·u·lose
Pronunciation: /ˈlevyəˌlōs, -ˌlōz
 
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(British laevulose)

Definition of levulose in English:

noun

Chemistry
Another term for fructose.
Example sentences
  • Another common monosaccharide is fructose (sometimes called laevulose), also naturally present in plants, and abundant in honey.
  • Fructose, aka levulose, found naturally in fruits and, to a lesser extent, vegetables, is the sweetest of all sugars.
  • Bacteria metabolize levulose to acidic byproducts which then promotes excretion of ammonia in the feces as ammonium ions, NH 4 +.

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