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  • noun (Chem.) See levulose.

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  • noun biochemistry Alternative spelling of levulose. (fructose)

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  • noun a simple sugar found in honey and in many ripe fruits


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  • The finished honey contains a high concentration of several types of sugars, including sucrose, laevulose and dextrose.

    The Buzz on Honey

  • They observed that when the blood sugar fell to about 0.045 per cent, characteristic symptoms supervened which could be antidoted by glucose, and to a less extent, by laevulose and mannose.

    John Macleod - Nobel Lecture


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