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  • LAEVULINIC ACID (3-acetopropionic acid), C 5 H 8 0 3 or CH 3 CO CH 2 CH 2 CO 2 H, a ketonic acid prepared from laevulose, inulin, starch, &c., by boiling them with dilute hydrochloric or sulphuric acids.
  • The freshly-expressed yeast juice causes concentrated solutions of cane sugar, glucose, laevulose and maltose to ferment with the production of alcohol and carbon dioxide, but not milk-sugar and mannose.
  • Laevulose Fructose >>
  • The following figures obtained by Mach afford an interesting illustration of these processes At first the sugar in the juice consists entirely of dextrose, but later fructose (laevulose) is formed.
  • The micro-organism splits up the laevulose in the must, forming mannitol and different acids, particularly volatile acid.

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