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Document type:
Buchbeitrag 
Author(s):
A. Oehme, W. Schwab and M. Wüst 
Title:
Biosynthesis of Steviol Glycosides and Related Diterpenes in Leaves and Glandular Trichomes of Stevia rebaudiana Bertoni 
Pages contribution:
32-58 
Abstract:
Steviol glycosides, the sweet ent-kaurene diterpenoid glycosides extracted from the perennial shrub Stevia rebaudiana Bertoni, are widely appreciated for their intensive sweetness exceeding that of sucrose up to 300 times. More than 200 species of stevia have been described until today, but only Stevia rebaudiana Bertoni is attributed to an intense sweet taste. Whereas stevia plants have been used e.g. as medicine by indigenous people in South America for centuries, nowadays the use of purified...    »
 
Book title:
Steviol Glycosides: Cultivation, Processing, Analysis and Applications in Food 
Book subtitle:
Chapter 2 
Volume:
Food Chemistry, Fuction and Analysis No. 7 
Publisher:
Royal Society of Chemistry 
Year:
2018