Heterocyclic Compounds As Sweetener Enhancers


The present invention is directed to the use of a compound of Formula I and physiologically acceptable salts thereof wherein G1, G2, G3, R1, R2, R7, R3, R4, and R5 are defined herein. Compounds according to Formula I can be used to enhance a sweet taste produced by a tastant. The invention is also directed to compositions comprising a compound according to the above formula. Other aspects of the invention provide methods, compounds, and compositions for improved food products wherein the food product comprises a compound according to Formula I and a reduced amount of a sweet tastant.

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  • Publication: Mar 9, 2010
  • Application: Aug 22, 2007
    US US 84341107 A
  • Priority: Aug 22, 2007
    US US 84341107 A
  • Priority: Aug 22, 2006
    US US 83911806 P

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