levulinic acid

noun
lev·u·lin·ic acid | \ˌlev-yə-ˌlin-ik- \
variants: or British laevulinic acid \ˌlēv- \

Medical Definition of levulinic acid 

: a crystalline keto acid C5H8O3 obtained by action of dilute acids on hexoses (as levulose) and on substances (as starch or sucrose) that yield hexoses on hydrolysis

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