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 1.3% sucrose.
Likewise, synthetic fructose would have to have the chemical formula changed for it to be levulose, so it is not levulose.
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.
Fructose, levulose or Present in edible fruits of many trees and