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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.
  • This investigator just missed a great discovery, for he did not consider the spherical forms to be living organisms but compared them with starch granules.
  • The second class include all changes brought about by the agency of enzymes, such as the action of diastase on starch, invertase on cane sugar, glucase on maltose, &c. The actions are essentially hydrolytic.
  • The seeds and the rhizomes contain an abundance of starch, which renders them serviceable in some places for food.
  • The varied manufactures of the town comprise cloth, linen, wax candles, starch, glass and porcelain.

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