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What is Fructose?

It is a simple sugar, or monosaccharide found in many foods and is one of the three important dietary monosaccharides along with glucose and galactose.
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Function of fructose?

Fructose or fruit sugar is a component of table sugar. Some of its  functions in the body are for energy production, glycogen  production and fat storage.

Structure of fructose?

Fructose has the same chemical formula as glucose, the most common sugar in foods, but a different arrangement of the atoms gives it somewhat different properties.
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What is Glucose fructose?

Glucose and fructose are sugars, specifically mono saccharides.  They are important to human diet and blood sugar because these two  molecules directly enter the blood after (MORE)
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How do you make fructose?

A fructose (levulose) molecule has six carbon atoms, twelve hydrogen atoms, and six oxygen atoms which is generally found in nature, but can be produced into such sugars as hi (MORE)

Why is fructose organic?

Fructose is present naturally in fruits. It is neither organic nor  non-organic. The fruit itself can be either, depending on how it is  grown.
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Is fructose hydrophilic?

It is a water loving molecule and so it is hydrophilic. It dissolves well in water.
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