1A simple sugar that is an important energy source in living organisms and is a component of many carbohydrates.
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- Yeasts also contain a natural enzyme which will convert sucrose to its component glucose and fructose.
- The procedure is based on the cleavage of sucrose by invertase to glucose and fructose.
- Epidermal cells contained low concentrations of sucrose, glucose and fructose, and no fructan.
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