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Xylitol

Known as: Xylitol [Chemical/Ingredient] 
A five-carbon sugar alcohol derived from XYLOSE by reduction of the carbonyl group. It is as sweet as sucrose and used as a noncariogenic sweetener.
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
BackgroundTwo heterologous pathways have been used to construct recombinant xylose-fermenting Saccharomyces cerevisiae strains: i… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
The aim was to evaluate the effect of xylitol and probiotic chewing gums on salivary mutans streptococci (MS) and lactobacilli… Expand
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Review
2007
Review
2007
Xylitol is the first rare sugar that has global markets. It has beneficial health properties and represents an alternative to… Expand
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Review
2006
Review
2006
  • B. Burt
  • Journal of the American Dental Association
  • 2006
  • Corpus ID: 23419763
BACKGROUND The author compared the caries-inhibitory action of sorbitol- and xylitol-sweetened chewing gum and assessed the role… Expand
Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
A natural isolate, Candida tropicalis was tested for xylitol production from corn fiber and sugarcane bagasse hydrolysates… Expand
Review
2005
Review
2005
Xylan is the principal type of hemicellulose. It is a linear polymer of β-D-xylopyranosyl units linked by (1–4) glycosidic bonds… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
SummaryThe ability to convertd-xylose to xylitol was screened in 44 yeasts from five genera. All but two of the strains produced… Expand
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Review
2003
Review
2003
This review is written from the perspective of scientists working in lignocellulose bioconversion in a developing country and the… Expand
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Review
2003
Review
2003
  • B. Saha
  • Journal of Industrial Microbiology and…
  • 2003
  • Corpus ID: 12483081
Various agricultural residues, such as corn fiber, corn stover, wheat straw, rice straw, and sugarcane bagasse, contain about 20… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Dental caries is a pandemic infectious disease which can affect the quality of life and consumes considerable health care… Expand