xanthan gum

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xanthan gum

(zăn′thən)
n.
A polysaccharide of high molecular weight produced by bacterial fermentation of glucose and used as a stabilizer and thickener in foods, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, and various industrial processes.
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s Xanthum gum 5% 5% 5% 5% TABLE 2: Angle of repose, percentage of drug content, and disintegration time of taste masked ODPs formulations P1-P4.
Larger molecules such as cellulose ether and xanthum gum increased viscosity, but did not cut diffusion rates.
Ingredients: 150g/5oz caster sugar, six medium eggs, two drops natural vanilla extract, 150g/5oz rice flour, one teaspoon xanthum gum.