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Aspartame is an artificial non-saccharide sweetener 200 times sweeter than sucrose, and is commonly used as a sugar substitute in foods and beverages. It is a methyl ester of the aspartic acid/phenylalanine dipeptide with the trade names NutraSweet, Equal, and Canderel. Aspartame was first made in 1965 and approved for use in food products by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 1981.   Wikipedia

  • SMILES: COC(=O)[C@H](Cc1ccccc1)NC(=O)[C@@H](N)CC(=O)O
  • InChIKey: IAOZJIPTCAWIRG-QWRGUYRKSA-N
  • Mol. Mass: 294.31
  • ALogP: -0.31
  • ChEMBL Molecule:
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1-methyl n-l-alpha-aspartyl-l-phenylalanate | 1-methyl n-l-alpha-aspartyl-l-phenylalanine | 1-methyl n-l-α-aspartyl-l-phenylalanate | 3-amino-n-(alpha-carboxyphenethyl)succinamic acid n-methyl ester | 3-amino-n-(alpha-methoxycarbonylphenethyl) succinamic acid | 3-amino-n-(α-carboxyphenethyl)succinamic acid n-methyl ester | 3-amino-n-(α-methoxycarbonylphenethyl) succinamic acid | apm | aspartam | aspartame | aspartamo | aspartamum | aspartylphenylalanine methyl ester | asp-phe-ome | e951 | l-aspartyl-l-phenylalanine methyl ester | sc-18862

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