Definition of laevulose in English:

laevulose

Line breaks: lae¦vu|lose
Pronunciation: /ˈliːvjʊləʊz
 
, -s/
(US levulose)

noun

Chemistry
  • another term for fructose.
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    • 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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