stevioside

(redirected from Steviol glycoside)
Also found in: Wikipedia.

stevioside

A glycoside present in sweet herb (Stevia rebaudiana), a plant native to South America; it is 300-fold sweeter than granulated sugar, which is of interest to diabetologists as it reduces blood sugar.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
For products using steviol glycoside, the tax exemption will be enjoyed if they comply with the Joint Food and Agriculture Organization/World Health Organization Expert Committee on Food Additives specifications,' the BIR added.
It contains less sugar and calories owing to the use of a sweetener of natural origin, Steviol Glycoside. The retail price of Yakult Light is Rs.
Effect of the natural sweetener, steviol glycoside, on cardiovascular risk factors: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised clinical trials.
The following ingredients were also used in the production of jams: sucrose, steviol glycoside (Bio Nature24, Warszawa, Poland) as a partial sucrose replacement, citrus-apple pectin (NECJ-A2, Naturex, Avignon, France), and citric acid (Chem Point, Krakow, Poland).
When high purity stevia extracts first came on the market, they contained primarily Reb A -- the most abundant steviol glycoside in the stevia leaf.
The concentration of stevioside in the leaves increases when the plants are grown under long day conditions where the vegetative period is longer and steviol glycoside yields are higher [24, 25].
In order to verify whether steviol glycoside was able to induce an upregulation of these antioxidant enzymes also at the transcriptional level, fibroblasts treated with 1 mg/mL of R97, R60, SG, or TRU for 24 h were lysed and analyzed for SOD1 and CAT cytosolic mRNA content by reverse tran scriptase-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR).
Brusick, "Overview: the history, technical function and safety of rebaudioside A, a naturally occurring steviol glycoside, for use in food and beverages," Food and Chemical Toxicology, vol.
Rebaudioside A was the main steviol glycoside found in Truvia (0.84+/-0.03%) (Gardana, Scaglianti, & Simonetti, 2010).
Chronic consumption of rebaudioside A, a steviol glycoside, in men and women with type 2 diabetes mellitus.
Peculiarities of diterpenoid steviol glycoside production in in vitro cultures of Stevia rebaudiana Bertoni.
There is also data in literature about steviol glycoside derivatives that show gibberellins-like activity [3].