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ATLANTA, March 27 In an effort to fight high rates of diabetes and obesity, chemists are exploring a variety of sugar alternatives including new artificial sweeteners and non-calorie sweetness enhancers to satisfy Americas demand for sweet flavor with fewer health risks. These and other taste-related topics will be discussed during a three and one-half day symposium, Sweetness and Sweeteners, March 27-30, at the 231st national meeting of the American Chemical Society, the worlds largest scientific society. Highlights of the symposium, which will feature some of the worlds top experts on taste, are listed below.

All sessions will be held at the Georgia World Congress Center, Rm. C107.

Monday, March 27

Taste cell model developed: May lead to new treatments for taste disorders Researchers at Monell Chemical Senses Center in Philadelphia say they have succeeded in growing and sustaining mature taste receptor cells outside the body. The finding could lead to new therapies to help people who have lost their sense of taste due to radiation therapy or disease and may provide a way to test the quality of new sweetener alternatives, they say. (AGFD 36, Monday, March 27, 11:13 a.m.)

Tuesday, March 28

Supertasters may have higher risk of colon cancer About 25 percent of the U.S. population is classified as supertasters, a genetic condition in which people experience roughly three times the sweetness or bitterness of the foods that they taste in comparison with other people, most likely due to the presence of higher numbers of
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Contact: Michael Bernstein
m_bernstein@acs.org
202-872-4400
American Chemical Society
27-Mar-2006


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