capsaicin

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colorless pungent crystalline compound derived from capsicum

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This controlled-release coating allows Capsimax to deliver beneficial levels of capsaicinoids without the burning sensation of unprotected red hot peppers, Ms.
They gave the hamsters high-cholesterol diets, divided them into groups, and supplemented each group's food with either no capsaicinoids (the control group) or various amounts of capsaicinoids.
When eaten, receptors in the mouth and throat responsible for sensing heat are bound with pain by the capsaicinoids.
15] Among these activities, capsaicinoids present anti-mutagenic and anti-tumoral properties, function as topical analgesics against pain, anti-inflammatory properties and stimulate the cardiovascular and respiratory systems.
Absorption and metabolism of capsaicinoids following intragastric administration in rats.
Though the seed-attacker Fusarium fungus lurks throughout the chilies' wild range, Haak and his colleagues have found that Bolivian chilies in dry spots skimp on the protective capsaicinoids.
4 percent capsaicinoids assures penetration around glasses, into pores and membranes, causing temporary blindness, gagging and pain.
The fruits of Capsicum annum contain hot flavour, which is due to the presence of a group of seven closely related compounds called capsaicinoids, among which capsaicin and dihydro capsaicin are responsible for 90% of the pungency (3).
The LC Taste[TM] user can recognize key flavouring substances such as vanillin, maltol and Furaneol[TM], as well as substances such as bittering agents, amino acids/peptides, sucrose, flavor enhancers, sugar and capsaicinoids.
New peppers have been bred with the jalapeno taste just right for tomato-based salsas, but they don't have the heat-producing compounds known as capsaicinoids.
One group are the capsaicinoids, of which capsaicin is one of its chief components.
Capsaicinoids are also thermogenic agents that have been studied for years, said Lynda Doyle, vice president of global marketing, OmniActive Health Technologies, Morristown, NJ.