levulose


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Related to levulose: fructose, invert sugar

levulose:

see fructosefructose
, levulose
, or fruit sugar,
simple sugar found in honey and in the fruit and other parts of plants. It is much sweeter than sucrose (cane sugar).
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levulose

[′lev·yə‚lōs]
(biochemistry)
LevorotatoryD-fructose.
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Honey contains a good proportion sugars with: dextrose (31%), levulose (38%), and about 1.
There are some chemical similarities between fructose (man-made) and levulose (made by nature), and so the synthetically refined sugar fructose was labeled in a way to make one believe it comes from fruit.
These include corn sugar, corn syrup, dextrose, fructose, glucose, glucose syrup, high-fructose glucose syrup, honey, invert sugar, invert sugar syrup, isoglucose, levulose, maltose, molasses, sucrose and sucrose syrup.