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Aspartame

United States Pharmacopeia (USP) Reference Standard

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Synonym(s):
Asp-Phe methyl ester, N-(L-α-Aspartyl)-L-phenylalanine methyl ester, Asp-Phe-OMe, Aspartame
Linear Formula:
HOOCCH2CH(NH2)CONHCH(CH2C6H5)COOCH3
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
294.30
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
2223850
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.24

grade

pharmaceutical primary standard

API family

aspartame

manufacturer/tradename

USP

application(s)

pharmaceutical (small molecule)

format

neat

SMILES string

COC(=O)[C@H](Cc1ccccc1)NC(=O)[C@@H](N)CC(O)=O

InChI

1S/C14H18N2O5/c1-21-14(20)11(7-9-5-3-2-4-6-9)16-13(19)10(15)8-12(17)18/h2-6,10-11H,7-8,15H2,1H3,(H,16,19)(H,17,18)/t10-,11-/m0/s1

InChI key

IAOZJIPTCAWIRG-QWRGUYRKSA-N

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General description

This product is provided as delivered and specified by the issuing Pharmacopoeia. All information provided in support of this product, including SDS and any product information leaflets have been developed and issued under the Authority of the issuing Pharmacopoeia.For further information and support please go to the website of the issuing Pharmacopoeia.

Application

Aspartame USP reference standard, intended for use in specified quality tests and assays as specified in the USP compendia.

Analysis Note

These products are for test and assay use only. They are not meant for administration to humans or animals and cannot be used to diagnose, treat, or cure diseases of any kind.  ​

Other Notes

Sales restrictions may apply.

Storage Class

11 - Combustible Solids

wgk_germany

WGK 2

flash_point_f

Not applicable

flash_point_c

Not applicable


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P Humphries et al.
European journal of clinical nutrition, 62(4), 451-462 (2007-08-09)
The use of the artificial sweetener, aspartame, has long been contemplated and studied by various researchers, and people are concerned about its negative effects. Aspartame is composed of phenylalanine (50%), aspartic acid (40%) and methanol (10%). Phenylalanine plays an important
H H Butchko et al.
Journal of the American College of Nutrition, 10(3), 258-266 (1991-06-01)
This article discusses the acceptable daily intake (ADI) and the postmarketing surveillance of consumption levels for a food additive, using the widely used food additive aspartame (APM, L-aspartyl-L-phenylalanine methyl ester) as an example. The safety implications of the ADI and
G H Anderson et al.
Appetite, 11 Suppl 1, 48-53 (1988-01-01)
This article reviews data relevant to the hypothesis that aspartame may have a unique effect on meal-time food intake regulation due to its amino acid composition and in addition to its effects as a high intensity sweetener. It is concluded
S E Shephard et al.
Food and chemical toxicology : an international journal published for the British Industrial Biological Research Association, 31(5), 323-329 (1993-05-01)
Naturally occurring dipeptides, cholecystokinine (CCK, a tetrapeptide hormone) and the artificial sweetener aspartame were nitrosated for 10-30 min with 40 mM-nitrite (pH 3.5, 37 degrees C), and the resultant products examined for mutagenicity in Salmonella typhimurium TA100. Specific mutagenicities (net
Aspartame as a preventive agent of chronic toxic effects of ochratoxin A in experimental animals.
E E Creppy et al.
Food additives and contaminants, 13 Suppl, 51-52 (1996-01-01)

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