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Definition of the noun aspartame

What does aspartame mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: aspartames

  1. an artificial sweetener made from aspartic acid; used as a calorie-free sweetener
    • example: Aspartame is an artificial sugar.
    • lexical domain: Foods & Drinks - nouns denoting foods and drinks
    • more generic words: sweetener / sweetening = something added to foods to make them taste sweeter

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Aspartame is an artificial, non-saccharide sweetener used as a sugar substitute in some foods and beverages. In the European Union, it is codified as E951. Aspartame is a methyl ester of the aspartic acid/phenylalanine dipeptide. It was first sold under the brand name NutraSweet; It was first synthesized in 1965 and the patent expired in 1992.

Printed books with definitions for Aspartame

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Google previewOver Medicating Our Youth (2012)

The Public Awareness Guide for Add, and Psychiatric Medications by Frank J. Granett R.Ph.

Aspartame — is an artificial, non-saccharide sweetener used as a sugar substitute. Aspartame is a methyl ester of the aspartic acid phenylalanine dipeptide, and metabolizes in the body to formaldehyde and formic acid toxic compounds. 8.

Google previewChemistry, The Science in Context (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Aspartame: Aspartame is an artificial, nonsaccharide sweetener used as a sugar substitute in some foods and beverages. In the European Union, it is codified as E951. Aspartame is a methyl ester of the aspartic acid/phenylalanine dipeptide.

Google previewBasic Chemistry (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Cisplatin CHAPTER HIGHLIGHTS: KEY TERMS, PEOPLE, PLACES, CONCEPTS Aspartame: Aspartame is an artificial, nonsaccharide sweetener used as a sugar...

Aspartame is a methyl ester of the aspartic acid/phenylalanine dipeptide.

Google previewIntroduction to General, Organic and Biochemistry (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Aspartame: Aspartame is an artificial, nonsaccharide sweetener used as a sugar substitute in some foods andbeverages. In the European Union, it is codified as E951. Aspartame is a methyl esterofthe aspartic acidphenylalanine dipeptide.

Google previewBiology (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Aspartame: Aspartame is an artificial, nonsaccharide sweetener used as a sugar substitute in some foods and beverages. In the European Union, it is codified as E951. Aspartame is a methyl esterof the aspartic acidphenylalanine dipeptide.

Google previewChemistry, A Molecular Approach (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Aspartame: Aspartame is an artificial, nonsaccharide sweetener used as a sugar substitute in some foods and beverages. In the European Union, it is codified as E951. Aspartame is a methyl ester of the aspartic acid/phenylalanine dipeptide.

Google previewEssential Organic Chemistry Plus MasteringChemistry (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Aspartame is an artificial, nonsaccharide sweetener used as a sugar substitute in some foods and beverages. In the European Union, it is codified as E951. Aspartame is a methyl ester of the aspartic acid/phenylalanine dipeptide. It was first ...

Google previewOrganic Chemistry (2016)

Chemistry, Organic chemistry by CTI Reviews

Aspartame: Aspartame is an artificial, nonsaccharide sweetener used as a sugar substitute in some foods and beverages. In the European Union, it is codified as E951. Aspartame is a methyl ester of the aspartic acid/phenylalanine dipeptide.

Google previewChemistry: Media Enhanced Edition (2007)

by Steven S. Zumdahl, Susan A. Zumdahl

Aspartame is an artificial sweetener marketed under the name Nutra-Sweet. A partial Lewis structure for aspartame ...

Google previewGeneral Organic and Biological Chemistry, An Integrated Approach (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Aspartame: Aspartame is an artificial, nonsaccharide sweetener used as a sugar substitute in some foods and beverages. In the European Union, it is codified as E951. Aspartame is a methyl ester of the aspartic acid/phenylalanine dipeptide.

Google previewGeneral Chemistry, Atoms First (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Aspartame is an artificial, non-saccharide sweetener used as a sugar substitute in some foods and beverages. The most notable name brand...

Google previewChemistry, The Central Science (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Aspartame: Aspartame is an artificial, nonsaccharide sweetener used as a sugar substitute in some foods and beverages. In the European Union, it is codified as E951. Aspartame is a methyl ester of the aspartic acid/phenylalanine dipeptide.

Google previewModern Esoteric (2014)

Beyond Our Senses by Brad Olsen

Clearly aspartame is the worst, with onlyfour calories per gram and...

Google previewFoundations of College Chemistry (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Aspartame: Aspartame is an artificial, nonsaccharide sweetener used as a sugar substitute in some foods andbeverages. In the European Union, it is codified as E951. Aspartame is a methyl esterofthe aspartic acidphenylalanine dipeptide.

Google previewGMO 101 (2014)

A Practical Guide by MR Alain Braux

Aspartame is a non-calorie artificial sweetener comprised of methanol, phenylalanine and aspartic acid.

Aspartame is the methyl ester derived from amino acids from L-aspartic acid and L-phenylalanine, in other words a close cousin ...

Google previewGeneral, Organic, and Biochemistry (2016)

Chemistry, Chemistry by CTI Reviews

Aspartame: Aspartame is an artificial, nonsaccharide sweetener used as a sugar substitute in some foods and beverages. In the European Union, it is codified as E951. Aspartame is a methyl esterofthe aspartic acid/phenylalanine dipeptide.

Google previewEssential Organic Chemistry Plus MasteringChemistry with eText -- Access Card Package (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Aspartame is an artificial, nonsaccharide sweetener used as a sugar substitute in some foods and beverages. In the European Union, it is codified as E951. Aspartame is a methyl ester of the aspartic acid/phenylalanine dipeptide. It was first ...

Google previewChemistry (2006)

by Steven Zumdahl, Susan Zumdahl

Aspartame is an artificial sweetener marketed under the name Nutra-Sweet. A partial Lewis structure for aspartame ...

Google previewToxics A to Z (1991)

A Guide to Everyday Pollution Hazards by John Harte, Cheryl Holdren, Richard Schneider, Christine Shirley

Physical and Chemical Properties Aspartame is an odorless white powder that is soluble in water and alcohol. It does not...

The most common complaint about aspartame is that it causes severe headaches among sensitive individuals. But the ...

Google previewTimeless Secrets of Health and Rejuvenation (2007)

by Andreas Moritz

Aspartame is the sweetener in Diet Coke, Diet Pepsi and thousands of 'diet' foods . Donald Rumsfeld, who once was the CEO of a major drug company, managed to bring this poisonous food/drug to market during the Reagan administration.

Google previewAtkins' Molecules (2003)

by Peter William Atkins

Aspartame is a white crystalline solid that was also discovered (in 1965) by accident - once again confirming that carelessness can be profitable as well as dangerous. In this case the careless chemist, who happened to be working on a cure ...

Google previewGo Organic Reading Level 6 (2009)

by Saddleback Educational Publishing

Aspartame is the most commonly used synthetic sweetener. It is used in diet foods, chewing gum, fizzy drinks, breakfast cereals, ...

Google previewIntroduction to Green Chemistry, Second Edition (2010)

by Albert Matlack

Aspartame is the popular artificial sweetener found in many soft drinks and other foods. Dramatic differences can also be found in the isomers of drugs (10.2 Schematic). Some drugs may not need to be single isomers because they racemize ...

Google previewThe Only Pregnancy Book You'll Ever Need (2013)

An Expectant Mom's Guide to Everything by Paula Ford-Martin, Britt Brandon

Aspartame is an artificial sweetener that is found in Chapter 2: Planning for a healthy Baby 45 Artificial Sweeteners.

Google previewTextbook of Biochemistry for Medical Students (2013)

by D M Vasudevan, Sreekumari S, Kannan Vaidyanathan

(Aspartame is the methyl ester of a phenylalanine/aspartic acid dipeptide). It is 200 times more sweet than sugar. Calorie content is 4 kcal per gram. Under strongly acidic or alkaline conditions, aspartame may generate methanol by hydrolysis.

Google previewUPSC IAS PRE GENERAL STUDIES & CSAT QUESTION PAPERS WITH ANSWERS (2006-2013)

by Editorial Board

Aspartame is an sweetener sold in the market. It consists of amino acids and artificial provides calories like other amino ...

Google previewCount Your Calories

Aspartame is a low calorie sweetener, about 200 times sweeter than sugar. It is virtually calorie-free and can be consumed in amounts upto 40 mg per kilogram of body weight. It is considered safe for consumption by all individuals except for ...

Google previewGlutamate Receptors in Peripheral Tissue (2005)

Excitatory Transmission Outside the CNS by Santokh Gill, Olga Pulido

Aspartame is a dipeptide of aspar- tic acid and phenylalanine which is widely used as a sweetener of foods, beverages, and drugs. It is hydrolyzed in the gut to release Asp which is efficiently absorbed. Hydrolyzed protein (HP) is also widely ...

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Scrabble value of A1S1P3A1R1T1A1M3E1

The value of this 9-letter word is 13 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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