gurmarin

gurmarin

A polypeptide produced by the Indian vine, Gymneva sylvestre, that suppresses the taste of sweet foods.
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14,15] The phytoconstituents such as gymnemic acid, gymnema saponins, and gurmarin are responsible for sweet suppression activity.
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.
Its leaves contain gurmarin, gynmenic acids, stig-masterol, quercitol, and various glycosides, resins and saponins.