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fruc·tose

 (frŭk′tōs′, fro͝ok′-)
n.
A very sweet monosaccharide sugar, C6H12O6, occurring in many fruits and in honey, and used as a preservative for foodstuffs and as an intravenous nutrient. Also called fruit sugar, levulose.

[Latin frūctus, fruit; see fruit + -ose.]

fructose

(ˈfrʌktəʊs; -təʊz; ˈfrʊk-)
n
(Elements & Compounds) a white crystalline water-soluble sugar occurring in honey and many fruits. Formula: C6H12O6. Also called: laevulose or fruit sugar
[C19: from Latin frūctus fruit + -ose2]

fruc•tose

(ˈfrʌk toʊs, ˈfrʊk-, ˈfruk-)

n.
a crystalline, water-soluble, levorotatory ketose sugar, C6H12O6, sweeter than sucrose, occurring in invert sugar, honey, and many fruits: chiefly used in foodstuffs.
[1860–65; < Latin frūct(us) fruit]

fruc·tose

(frŭk′tōs′)
A simple sugar found in honey, many fruits, and some vegetables. Fructose is similar to glucose, is sweeter than table sugar, and is an important source of energy for cellular processes.

fructose

(or levulose) A source of energy found in sweet fruits. See monosaccharides.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fructose - a simple sugar found in honey and in many ripe fruits
ketohexose - a monosaccharide having six carbon atoms and a ketone group
Translations
fruktóza
fruktose
フルクトース果糖
과당
fruktozė
fruktosefruktsukker
frutose
fruktosfruktsocker

fructose

[ˈfrʊktəʊz] nfructose m

fructose

[ˈfrʌktəʊs] nfruttosio

fruc·tose

n. fructosa, azúcar de frutas; lebulosa;
___ intoleranceintolerancia a la ___.

fructose

n fructosa
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LOS ANGELES -- Sugar consumption has been implicated as a risk factor for the development of diabetes since at least the 1920s, but high salt intake may also increase the risk for obesity and prediabetes by stimulating fructose production in the liver.
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Forty-eight model apple juice samples were prepared using different concentrations of sucrose, fructose and glucose, and a fixed concentration of six apple aroma and flavor compounds.
The President intervened on behalf of local sugar planters and farmers when he berated the Sugar Regulatory Agency (SRA) for allowing a multinational cola company to import high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) for its soft drinks.
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Objective: The ReTAPP project aims at producing hardwood-based fructose for production of plastic bottles and all plastic packaging.
Sucrose composed of one particle glucose and one particle of fructose, chief energy bases in body.
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According to the researchers, the amount of sucrose and fructose the mice consumed was comparable to that found in a typical Western diet, characterized by a high intake of refined sugars, saturated fat and red meat, and a low intake of fresh fruits, vegetables, and whole grains.
You would need to eat three apples or five bananas to get as much fructose as you do from a 20z can of a popular soda.