acesulfame potassium

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a·ce·sul·fame potassium

 (ā′sē-sŭl′fām′)
n.
A white crystalline powder, C4H4KNO4S, having a taste about 200 times sweeter than sucrose, used as a calorie-free sweetener. Also called acesulfame K.

[Alteration of earlier acetosulfam (perhaps influenced by aspartame) : aceto- + sulf(o)- + am(ine).]
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The most common sweeteners approved for use include aspartame, saccharin, sucralose, Stevia, sorbitol, xylitol and acesulfame K.
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Celanese Corporation announced it has been granted four new patents by the United States Patent and Trademark Office covering manufacturing process improvements to produce acesulfame potassium.
"Research suggests that synthetic sweeteners like Aspartame, Sucralose, Saccharin, Acesulfame Potassium and even Stevia might not be a great alternative to sugar.
Using rats as the study subjects, researchers at the Medical College of Wisconsin and Marquette University observed the effects of two types of sugar--glucose and fructose--and two types of artificial sweeteners--aspartame and acesulfame potassium.
Scientists at Marquette University, for example, compared the effects of high amounts of sugar and the sweeteners aspartame and acesulfame on mice that are genetically prone to get diabetes.