Protein from the African plant Thaumatococcus daniellii. It tastes 105 times sweeter than sucrose.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • Thaumatin — 1 (Thaumatococcus danielli) Bändermodell nach PDB  …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Thaumatin — Pfam box Symbol = Thaumatin Name = width = 200 caption =Cartoon diagram of thaumatin I. From PDB|1RQW. Pfam= PF00314 InterPro= IPR001938 SMART= PROSITE= PDOC00286 SCOP = 1thu TCDB = OPM family= 189 OPM protein= 1aun PDB=PDB3|1kurA:33 225… …   Wikipedia

  • Thaumatin — Thau|ma|tin [nlat. Thaumatococcus danielli Benth. (in Westafrika heimischer Strauch, Bot.); ↑ in (3)], das; s: aus Früchten isolierbares, vieltausendmal süßer als Saccharose schmeckendes Protein (207 Aminosäuren, MG ca. 21 000). * * * Thaumatin   …   Universal-Lexikon

  • thaumatin — noun A virtually calorie free protein sweetener and flavour modifier …   Wiktionary

  • thaumatin — n. protein extracted from the seeds of the plant Thaumatococcus daniellii …   English contemporary dictionary

  • thaumatin — [ θɔ:mətɪn] noun a sweet tasting protein isolated from a West African fruit, used as a sweetener in food. Origin 1970s: thaumat from mod. L. Thaumatococcus daniellii (name of the plant from which the fruit is obtained) + in1 …   English new terms dictionary

  • thaumatin — /ˈθaʊmətɪn/ (say thowmuhtin) noun an intensely sweet protein isolated from the miraculous fruit; used to flavour and sweeten drinks …   Australian English dictionary

  • thaumatin — thauˈmatin noun A sweetener extracted from a W African fruit, Thaumatococcus daniellii, 2000 to 4000 times sweeter than sucrose • • • Main Entry: ↑thaumato …   Useful english dictionary

  • E957 — Thaumatin 1 (Thaumatococcus danielli) Bändermodell nach PDB  …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • E 957 — Thaumatin 1 (Thaumatococcus danielli) Bändermodell nach PDB  …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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