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a·ca·ci·a

(ă-kā'shē-ă),
The dried gummy exudation from Acacia senegal and other species of Acacia (family Leguminosae), prepared as a mucilage and syrup; used as an emollient, demulcent excipient, and suspending agent in pharmaceuticals and foods; formerly used as a transfusion fluid.
Synonym(s): gum arabic
[G. akakia]

A·ca·ci·a

(ă-kā'shē-ă)
1. A tree or shrub with distribution in arid geographic regions.
2. Gum arabic, the dried gummy exudation from Acacia senegal and other species of Acacia (family Leguminosae), prepared as a mucilage and syrup; used as an emollient, demulcent, excipient, and suspending agent in pharmaceuticals and foods; formerly used as a transfusion fluid.
Synonym(s): gum arabic.
[G. akakia]

gum Arabic,

n Latin name:
Acacia senegal; part used: gum; uses: lower cholesterol, kidney conditions, gum disease, oral health, sore throat, diarrhea; precautions: none known. Also called
Egyptian thorn or
senega.

gum

1. a mucilaginous excretion of various plants.
2. see gingiva.

gum arabic
see acacia.
gum tragacanth
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10 ml of purified silver nanoparticles in 50 ml of de ionized water was mixed with 5 ml of gum acacia solution (1%) and kept under magnetic stirrer at 35[degrees]C for 3 hours to obtain homogeneous solution.
Along the process of preparing the particular cheeses it was possible to observe that the formulations with gum acacia and inulin added had a greater difficulty in draining the serum during whey drainage and molding than did the standard formulation.
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.
6] Gum acacia is a dried exudate from Acacia senegal (a small tree) and certain other species of Acacia.
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.
are being derived from a particular species of gum acacia that does not require manual tapping, which lowers cost.
MATERIALS AND METHODS: Whole plant ethonolic extract of the plant Trianthema portulacastrum in the dose of 100mg\kg, Indomethacin (6) in dose of 20mg\kg and gum acacia 2% as a suspending agent were used for the study.
Proprietary hydrocolloid blends combining the proven functionality of gum Acacia with other hydrocolloids or other fibers also complement CNI's functional product line.
Being 85% soluble fiber on a dry weight basis, hydrocolloids such as gum acacia and guar gum are now being used when formulating foods with lower carbohydrate counts.
Group 3 (Test Drug): Cetirizine 900[micro]g/kg in 4% Gum Acacia.
CNI will also be promoting several new applications that highlight the nutritional, economic and functional benefits of Fibregum[TM] gum acacia for soluble fiber fortification.