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Acesulfame potassium (ace-SUHL-faym), also known as Acesulfame K (K is the symbol for potassium), or Ace K, is a calorie-free sugar substitute (artificial sweetener), and marketed under the trade names Sunett and Sweet One. [1]

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Aftertaste is the taste intensity of a food or beverage that is perceived immediately after that food or beverage is removed from the mouth.

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Angewandte Chemie

Angewandte Chemie (meaning "Applied Chemistry") is a weekly peer-reviewed scientific journal that is published by Wiley-VCH on behalf of the German Chemical Society (Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker).

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Aspartame (APM; or) is an artificial, non-saccharide sweetener used as a sugar substitute in some foods and beverages.

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British Pharmacopoeia

The British Pharmacopoeia (BP) is an annual published collection of quality standards for UK medicinal substances.

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The name calorie is used for two units of energy.

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Carbonation can refer to two chemical processes involving carbon dioxide.

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A carcinogen is any substance, radionuclide, or radiation that is an agent directly involved in causing cancer.

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Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety

Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety is an online peer-reviewed scientific journal published by the Institute of Food Technologists (Chicago, Illinois) that was established in 2002.

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E number

E numbers are codes for substances that can be used as food additives for use within the European Union and Switzerland.

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Environment Canada

Environment Canada (EC) (Environnement Canada), legally incorporated as the Department of the Environment under the Department of the Environment Act (R.S., 1985, c. E-10), is the department of the Government of Canada with responsibility for coordinating environmental policies and programs as well as preserving and enhancing the natural environment and renewable resources.

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Environmental Health Perspectives

Environmental Health Perspectives (EHP) is a peer-reviewed journal published monthly with support from the U.S. National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS).

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European Union

The European Union (EU) is a politico-economic union of EUnum member states that are located primarily in Europe.

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Food additive

Food additives are substances added to food to preserve flavor or enhance its taste and appearance.

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Food and Drug Administration

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA or USFDA) is a federal agency of the United States Department of Health and Human Services, one of the United States federal executive departments.

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Food safety

Food safety is a scientific discipline describing handling, preparation, and storage of food in ways that prevent foodborne illness.

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Haploinsufficiency occurs when a diploid organism has only a single functional copy of a gene (with the other copy inactivated by mutation) and the single functional copy does not produce enough of a gene product (typically a protein) to bring about a wild-type condition, leading to an abnormal or diseased state.

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Harald Jensen

Harald Jensen (born December 18, 1966) is a Norwegian sport shooter competing in Skeet.

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Hoechst AG

Hoechst AG was a German chemicals then life-sciences company that became Aventis Deutschland after its merger with France's Rhône-Poulenc S.A. in 1999.

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Hypoglycemia, also known as low blood sugar or low blood glucose, is when blood sugar decreases to below normal.

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Kraft Foods

Kraft Foods Group, Inc., was an American manufacturing and processing conglomerate headquartered in the Chicago suburb of Northfield, Illinois.

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National Toxicology Program

The National Toxicology Program (NTP) is an inter-agency program run by the United States Department of Health and Human Services to coordinate, evaluate, and report on toxicology within public agencies.

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Neoplasm (from Ancient Greek νέος- neo "new" and πλάσμα plasma "formation, creation") is an abnormal growth of tissue, and when also forming a mass is commonly referred to as a tumor or tumour.

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Nutrinova is a global manufacturer of food constituents.

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Tumor protein p53, also known as p53, cellular tumor antigen p53 (UniProt name), phosphoprotein p53, tumor suppressor p53, antigen NY-CO-13, or transformation-related protein 53 (TRP53), is any isoform of a protein encoded by homologous genes in various organisms, such as TP53 (humans) and Trp53 (mice).

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Potassium is a chemical element with symbol K (derived from Neo-Latin kalium) and atomic number 19.

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Saccharin is an artificial sweetener with effectively no food energy which is about 300–400 times as sweet as sucrose or table sugar, but has a bitter or metallic aftertaste, especially at high concentrations.

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Sodium ferulate

Sodium ferulate (SF), the sodium salt of ferulic acid, is a drug used in traditional Chinese medicine for treatment of cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases and to prevent thrombosis.

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Soft drink

A soft drink is a drink that typically contains carbonated water, a sweetener and a natural or artificial flavoring.

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Sucralose is a non-nutritive sweetener.

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Sucrose is a common, naturally occurring carbohydrate found in many plants and plant parts.

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Sugar substitute

A sugar substitute is a food additive that provides a sweet taste like that of sugar while containing significantly less food energy.

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Symbol (chemistry)

In chemistry, a symbol is a code for a chemical element.

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Synergy is the creation of a whole that is greater than the simple sum of its parts.

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World Health Organization

The World Health Organization (WHO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN) that is concerned with international public health.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acesulfame_potassium

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