Definition of levulose in English:

levulose

(British laevulose)

noun

Chemistry
  • 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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