Definition of Laevulose. Meaning of Laevulose. Synonyms of Laevulose

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Definition of Laevulose

Laevulose L[ae]v"u*lose`, n. (Chem.) See Levulose.
Levulose Lev"u*lose` (l[e^]v"[-u]*l[=o]s`), n. [See Levo-.] (Chem.) A sirupy variety of sugar, rarely obtained crystallized, occurring widely in honey, ripe fruits, etc., and hence called also fruit sugar. It is called levulose, because it rotates the plane of polarization to the left. [Written also l[ae]vulose.]

Meaning of Laevulose from wikipedia

- suffix for sugars, -ose. It is also called fruit sugar and levulose or laevulose, due to its ability to rotate plane polarised light in a laevorotary fashion...
- Lawson, DH; Linton, AL (August 1969). "Clinical studies on the effect of laevulose on the rate of metabolism of ethyl alcohol". Scottish Medical Journal...
- dextrorotary (at a wavelength of 589 nm), and D-fructose is sometimes called "laevulose" because it is laevorotary. The D- and L- prefixes describe the molecule...