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Fumiya Shigematsu<br />Nobuyuki Tanaka<br />Theobromine<br />
Bitter taste in chocolate<br />Effects in our body<br />Why Theobromine ?<br />
What is Theobromine ?<br />Bitter ingredient in chocolate<br />Used for medical treatment <br />Contained in Cacao <br />“...
Water insoluble<br />Crystalline powder<br />White, colorless<br />3,7-dimethyl-2,3,6,7-tetrahydro-1H-purine-2,6-dione<br ...
Molar mass: 180.164 g/mol<br />Melting point: 345~350℃<br />Similar to caffeine but has weaker effects<br />Continued…<br />
Discovered in 1841<br />Russian chemist: Alexander Woskresensky<br />Central and south Amercia<br />Viewed as god food<br ...
Relaxation<br />Increase concentration<br />blood circulation better<br />Increase product of urine<br />How does the body...
Sleeplessness<br />Tremors<br />Restlessness<br />Anxiety<br />loss of appetite<br />Nausea<br />Vomiting<br />Uses and si...
Similar to Caffeine<br />Poison for pets<br />Mutate Eukaryote and Bacteria<br />INTERESTING!!<br />
http://web1.caryacademy.org/chemistry/rushin/StudentProjects/CompoundWebSites/2003/theobromine/history.htm<br />http://www...
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  1. 1. Fumiya Shigematsu<br />Nobuyuki Tanaka<br />Theobromine<br />
  2. 2. Bitter taste in chocolate<br />Effects in our body<br />Why Theobromine ?<br />
  3. 3. What is Theobromine ?<br />Bitter ingredient in chocolate<br />Used for medical treatment <br />Contained in Cacao <br />“food of the god” (Greek roots)<br />C7H8N4O2<br />
  4. 4. Water insoluble<br />Crystalline powder<br />White, colorless<br />3,7-dimethyl-2,3,6,7-tetrahydro-1H-purine-2,6-dione<br />Chemical Properties <br />
  5. 5. Molar mass: 180.164 g/mol<br />Melting point: 345~350℃<br />Similar to caffeine but has weaker effects<br />Continued…<br />
  6. 6. Discovered in 1841<br />Russian chemist: Alexander Woskresensky<br />Central and south Amercia<br />Viewed as god food<br />Religious ceremonies <br />History of Theobromine<br />
  7. 7. Relaxation<br />Increase concentration<br />blood circulation better<br />Increase product of urine<br />How does the body process ?<br />
  8. 8. Sleeplessness<br />Tremors<br />Restlessness<br />Anxiety<br />loss of appetite<br />Nausea<br />Vomiting<br />Uses and side effects <br />
  9. 9. Similar to Caffeine<br />Poison for pets<br />Mutate Eukaryote and Bacteria<br />INTERESTING!!<br />
  10. 10. http://web1.caryacademy.org/chemistry/rushin/StudentProjects/CompoundWebSites/2003/theobromine/history.htm<br />http://www.phytochemicals.info/phytochemicals/theobromine.php<br />http://ksrm96.com/eiyo/phyto61.html<br />http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Theobromine<br />http://kids.gakken.co.jp/kagaku/110ban/text/1536.html<br />http://www.statemaster.com/encyclopedia/Theobromine<br />Bibliography<br />
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