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Chemical High Fructose Corn Syrup

Name High Fructose Corn Syrup
Equivalent Terms Corn Sugar | Glucose Fructose Syrup | Glucose-Fructose Syrup | High Fructose Maize Syrup | High-Fructose Maize Syrup | Isoglucose | Maize Syrup | Maize Syrup, High-Fructose | Sugar, Corn | Syrup, Glucose-Fructose | Syrup, High-Fructose Maize | Syrup, Maize
Definition Syrup made from corn used widely in foods and beverages as a cheaper alternative sweetener to SUCROSE (common table sugar). It is generated by enzymatic processing of natural corn syrup to produce a liquid most widely composed of 42 or 55% FRUCTOSE, GLUCOSE, and various POLYSACCHARIDES.
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MeSH® ID D066248
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