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  • sorbitol
  • The technical characteristics of erythritol, such as its cooling effect and low hygroscopicity, are more like those of xylitol than those of sorbitol, which represents the major market share of sweetening agents. (inchem.org)
  • soft
  • An agent that produces a soft formed stool, and relaxes and loosens the bowels, typically used over a protracted period, to relieve constipation. (ebi.ac.uk)
  • group
  • This novel sweetening agent is a 2-substituted acyl derivative of L-aspartic or L-glutamic acid and has the general formula ##STR1## R being an acyl group of the formula ##STR2## and R' being a group of the formula ##STR3## R.sub.1, R.sub.2, R.sub.3, X, Y and Z being variously defined. (patentgenius.com)