Pure Honey:
1. is slightly acidic
2. releases Hydrogen peroxide slowly
3. is a supersaturated liquid
Which among the above is / are correct?

Answer: [D] 1, 2 & 3

Honey has Glucose Oxidase enzyme which releases Hydrogen peroxide as follows:

C6H12O6 + H2O + O2 → C6H12O7 + H2O2

All statements in this question are correct. In Pure Honey, water is generally not available. Honey has an acidic pH.

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