Another term for fructose.
- 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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