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Gum Arabic

A gum made from sap of the acacia tree. In the 19th century, it was a major export in parts of east Africa and Sudan. Gum arabic is used in painting and in textiles, as well as in some foodstuff and as a desert on its own.
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Three types of minas frescal cheese were manufactured: one control without addition of gum acacia and inulin; and the remaining cheeses QI25 and QI50 made from the equivalent mixture between non-homogenized whole milk and homogenized skimmed milk, with the addition of 0.
Modified gum acacia was evaluated at both recommended and higher usage levels.
001) reduction in the levels of reduced glutathione (GSH) and increase in lipid peroxidation measured in terms of malondialdehyde (MDA) content when compared with the gum acacia group (Table 2).
Higher foam volumes were obtained in samples treated with pectins, gum acacia and corn starch.
One explanation could be that in order to maintain uniformity in the dosage forms of all the drugs, a suspension of scopolamine in gum acacia was used instead of a solution.
Gum acacia also was the best at retaining aldehydes at levels ranging from 37% to 58% during storage for 28 days at 40 C.
5 mg/kg were compared with the standard anxiolytic diazepam at 1 mg/kg dose and control group using 1% gum acacia at 10 ml/kg dose 1 h after administration of the drug.
MATERIALS AND METHODS: Whole plant ethanolic extract of trianthema portulacastrum in dose of 100mg/kg, indomethacin (5) 20mg/kg, and gum acacia 2% as a suspending agent were used for the study.
O Glycerine Gum Acacia, Castor Oil, Turpentine oil, Camphor, Sort-Soap, Sodium Chloride, Pot.
With roots dating back to 1895, Colloides Naturels International (CNI), Normandy, France, has grown into a gum acacia expert in terms of raw material sourcing, supply assurance, quality and traceabilily, offering innovative products supported by a wealth of scientific research.