Beefy meaty peptide

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Beefy meaty peptide
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Other names
Delicious peptide; BMP; BMP (peptide); L-Lysylglycyl-L-α-aspartyl-L-α-glutamyl-L-α-glutamyl-L-seryl-L-leucyl-L-alanine; KGDEESLA
73984-05-1 YesY
ChemSpider 9269228 YesY
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PubChem 11094085
Molar mass 847.88 g·mol−1
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Beefy meaty peptide, also known as delicious peptide[1] and abbreviated as BMP,[2] is an 8-amino acid long peptide that has been identified as giving a beefy flavour to foods in which it is present. It was isolated from beef soup by Yamasaki and Maekawa.[3]




  1. ^ a b Tamura, Masahiro; Nakatsuka, Tohru; Tada, Makoto; Kawasaki, Yoshihiro; Kikuchi, Eiichi; Okai, Hideo (1989). "The relationship between taste and primary structure of "delicious peptide" (Lys-Gly-Asp-Glu-Glu-Ser-Leu-Ala) from beef stew". Agricultural and Biological Chemistry 53 (2): 319. doi:10.1271/bbb1961.53.319. 
  2. ^ Wang; Maga; Bechtel (1995). "Stability of Beefy Meaty Peptide to Pasteurization and SterilizationTemperatures". Lebensmittel-Wissenschaft und-Technologie 28 (5): 539. doi:10.1006/fstl.1995.0089. 
  3. ^ Y. Yamasaki and K. Maekawa (1978). "A peptide with delicious taste". Agric. Biol. Chem. 42 (9): 1761. doi:10.1271/bbb1961.42.1761.