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SuperSweet

NAR Web Server Collection entry number 11909

Description

SuperSweet is a collection of carbohydrates, artificial sweeteners and other sweet tasting agents like proteins and peptides. Structural information and properties such as number of calories, therapeutic annotations and a sweetness-index are stored in SuperSweet. The database provides a modeled 3D structure of the sweet taste receptor and binding poses of the small sweet molecules. A user-friendly graphical interface allows similarity searching, visualization of docked sweeteners into the receptor etc. A sweetener classification tree and browsing features allow quick requests to be made to the database.

Classification

Category: Other Molecules
Subcategory: Databases

PubMed Abstract

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