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Curculin isolated from Curculigo latifolia, a plant grown in Malaysia, has an intriguing property of modifying sour taste into… Expand Most proteins are tasteless and flavorless, while some proteins elicit a sweet-taste response on the human palate. Six proteins… Expand Curculin from Curculigo latifolia is a unique sweet protein that exhibits both sweet‐tasting and taste‐modifying activities. We… Expand A three-dimensional model of curculin, a sweet-tasting and taste-modifying protein from the fruits of Curculigo latifolia, was… Expand A unique taste-modifying activity that converts the sense of sourness to the sense of sweetness occurs in the fruit of the plant… Expand Curculin elicited a sweet taste. After the sweetness of curculin diminished, application of deionized water or an acid to the… Expand A taste-modifying protein, curculin, has been crystallized by the vapor diffusion method using polyethylene glycol 400 as a… Expand cDNA clones for curculin, a novel taste-modifying protein, were isolated and sequenced. The encoded prepro-curculin was composed… Expand Recent studies on structures and functions of sweetness-inhibiting substances (gymnemic acid, ziziphin, and gurmarin); sweet… Expand A new taste-modifying protein named curculin was extracted with 0.5 M NaCl from the fruits of Curculigo latifolia and purified by… Expand