Gymnemic acid

Gymnemic acid
Image of Gymnemic acid | C43H66O14 | Supreme Pharmavet
Chemical FormulaC43H66O14
Molecular weight806.987 g/mol
Names and Identifiers
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Traditional NameGymnemic acid
CAS Registry Number122168-40-5

 

Gymnemic acids are a class of chemical compounds isolated from the leaves of Gymnema sylvestre (Asclepiadaceae). They are anti-sweet compounds, or sweetness inhibitors. After chewing the leaves, solutions sweetened with sugar taste like water.

 

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