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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 0.02% acacia gum and 0.49 and 0.98% inulin in QI25 and QI50, respectively.
Modified gum acacia was evaluated at both recommended and higher usage levels.
Means in the same columns not followed by the same superscripts are significantly different (p [less than or equal to] 0.05) Table 6a: Effect of carbohydrates on foaming properties of full-fat coconut protein concentrates (FFC-PC) Carbohydrate Volume Volume after increas whipping e % (ml) Control 138 38 Galactose 138 38 Sucrose 140 40 Corn starch 142 42 Gum acacia 146 44 Pectins 148 48 LSD ([DELTA]) = 2.5 Volume (ml) at room temp.
The scientists found that gum acacia, with a 94% retention rate, was able to retain the flavor.
A single dose of D-GalN (400mg/kg) caused highly significant (pp [less than or equal to] 0.001) hepatotoxicity in rats when compared to gum acacia group indicated by increased levels of serum GOT, GPT, ALP and bilirubin (Table 1).
Request For Sample Report- https://www.factmr.com/connectus/sample?flag=S&rep_id=2223 Fact.MR shows that gum acacia remains the highly preferred emulsion stabilizer among beverage manufacturers owing to over 3-fold price difference when compared with other counterparts such as pectin, gellan gum and carrageenan.
[20] In another study, the antimicrobial activity of ethanolic extract of gum acacia had wide spectrum; it could be detected only in 2 of the 17 samples of gum acacia and one of the seven samples of gum chironji.
Acetic Acid Induced Writhing Test: In this model the rats were divided into three groups of six rats each, one acted as control which was treated with gum acacia 2% orally, another group received the standard drug indomethacin in the dose of 20 mg/kg per orally, the remaining group received the test compound trianthema portulacastrum, 100 mg /kg orally.
This extract (yield 8.07%) was prepared as a fine suspension in 5% gum acacia and used for the experiments.