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2009-07-08 13:27:35

Using a combination of sensory, genetic, and in vitro approaches, researchers from the Monell Center confirm that the T1R1-T1R3 taste receptor plays a role in human umami (amino acid) taste.

2009-06-19 16:14:53

Researchers in Germany demonstrated the presence of several artificial sweeteners used in food and drink in waste water.

2009-06-17 14:59:36

Sewage treatment plants fail to remove artificial sweeteners completely from waste water. What’s more, these pollutants contaminate waters downstream and may still be present in our drinking water.

2009-06-02 15:59:00

Questions Put to Rest CHICAGO, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- A just-published research review concludes that, media speculation aside, using aspartame as a sweetener has no effect on appetite or food intake.

2009-06-01 11:58:00

Tate & Lyle will not appeal ITC decision; Voluntarily dismisses District Court case BREA, Calif., June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Changzhou Niutang, one of the largest global manufacturers of sucralose, and its U.S.

2009-04-16 13:40:07

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2009-04-15 16:15:00

Researchers from the Monell Center report that the red panda is the first non-primate mammal to display a liking for the artificial sweetener aspartame. This unexpected affinity for an artificial sweetener may reflect structural variation in the red panda's sweet taste receptor.

2009-04-06 12:02:00

CHICAGO, April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Ajinomoto Company Inc., the leading global supplier of aspartame, has applied to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for approval of Advantame, an innovative sweetener for use in foods and beverages. Advantame has a sweet, clean sugar-like taste.

2009-03-19 21:46:16

Children have a biological basis to like sweets, which is related to children's high growth rate, U.S.

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2009-03-19 09:10:19

As any parent knows, children love sweet-tasting foods. Now, new research from the University of Washington and the Monell Center indicates that this heightened liking for sweetness has a biological basis and is related to children's high growth rate.


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