OBO ID: CHEBI:2877
Term Name: aspartame Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • 1-methyl N-L-alpha-aspartyl-L-phenylalanate
  • 3-Amino-N-(alpha-carboxyphenethyl)succinamic acid N-methyl ester
  • 3-Amino-N-(alpha-methoxycarbonylphenethyl) succinamic acid
  • AminoSweet
  • Asp-phe-ome
  • aspartam
  • Aspartame
  • aspartamo
  • aspartamum
  • Aspartylphenylalanine methyl ester
  • E 951
  • L-Aspartyl-L-phenylalanine methyl ester
  • methyl L-alpha-aspartyl-L-phenylalaninate
  • NutraSweet
  • Sanecta
Definition: A dipeptide obtained by formal condensation of the alpha-carboxy group of L-aspartic acid with the amino group of methyl L-phenylalaninate. Commonly used as an artificial sweetener.
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Ontology: Chebi
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