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Stevia

(stē′vē-ă) [NL]
A genus of shrubs native to South America. A noncaloric sugar substitute is made from plants of this genus.
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Stevia rebaudiana Bertoni, a plant species native to Northeastern Paraguay, is known to accumulate diterpene glycosides.
Evaluation of steviol and its glycosides in Stevia rebaudiana leaves and commercial sweetener by ultra-high-performance liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry.
As seen in table 2, those ice cream made with the same variety of Stevia rebaudiana have a proximate analysis similarly to each other, but slightly different to the other variety.
Extraction and safety of stevioside; response to the article Stevia rebaudiana Bertoni, source of a high potency natural sweetener: a comprehensive review on the biochemical, nutritional and functional aspects.
A lot of research has been done on Stevia rebaudiana which has proved it as the best alternative for sugarcane because it makes stevioside which is 200 -300 times sweeter as compared to table sugar (sucrose) and has zero calories with no side effects (Dacome et al., 2005).
Anticariogenic properties and effects on periodontal structures of Stevia rebaudiana Bertoni.
Sivaran y Mukundan (2003), trabajando con la variedad Morita II, reportaron una mayor tasa de multiplicacion en presencia de 4.44 o 8.88 [micron]M de BAP registrando 6.3 y 8.5 nuevos brotes por explante, respectivamente, superando las tasas de multiplicacion del presente estudio; sin embargo, en el actual estudio se registro una respuesta morfogenetica mas rapida obteniendo brotes de Stevia rebaudiana en menor tiempo.
(2007) Glycosides from Stevia rebaudiana. Chemistry of Natural Compounds 43(1): 81-85.
C ombinations of BAP and Kn was also found effective for multiple shoot induction in Stevia rebaudiana [11] and Musa spp.
Stevia Sweet RA98 is sourced solely from the extract from the Stevia rebaudiana Bertoni plant, which is accepted by The European Food Safety Authority.
Stevia rebaudiana - also known as water-hemp or simply stevia - is a plant originating in tropical areas of South America that contains intense natural sweeteners, namely steviol glycosides.