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 (lĕv′yə-lōs′, -lōz′)

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Noun1.levulose - a simple sugar found in honey and in many ripe fruits
ketohexose - a monosaccharide having six carbon atoms and a ketone group
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n. levulosa. V.: fructose
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Honey is essentially a highly concentrated water solution of two sugars: dextrose and levulose, with small amounts of at least 22 other more complex sugars.
For SS activity assay, the 70-[micro]L reaction system contained 80 mM HEPES-NaOH buffer (pH 8.5), 5 mM KCN, 5 mM NaF, 100 mM levulose, 15 mM UDP-glucose, and an appropriate amount of enzyme extract.
(10) Chemical composition of Honey: It is composed of water, sugar (levulose, dextrose, sucrose, dextrin), ash (minerals like calcium, iron, phosphate and manganese), about 8 components of vitamin B complex (Pantothenic acid, Biotin, Pyridoxine, Choline, Ascorbic acid, Thiamine, Riboflavin and Niacin).
Sparkling exudates have been detected from reduced sugar and from that not reduced as fructose, glucose, dextrose and levulose (maltose) (OMURA et al., 2011) in an acidic reaction (ph 4-5), especially in the viscous exudate of Oak and also contained insoluble components composed of cellulose.