gurmarin

gurmarin

A polypeptide produced by the Indian vine, Gymneva sylvestre, that suppresses the taste of sweet foods.
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Its leaves contain gurmarin, gynmenic acids, stig-masterol, quercitol, and various glycosides, resins and saponins.
Our research inquire about to determine if bitter melon inhibit growth on cancer cells, It contains Gurmarin, a polypeptide similar to bovine insulin, which shows a positive sugar regulating effect by suppressing the neural response to sweet taste stimuli.