gum arabic


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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]
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The Undersecretary of the Ministry of Industry said the country has been doing its level best recently to reposition itself as the lead in this vital economic activity centered on Gum Arabic, saying the work that has been done would pay off in many exports related to the product.
Gum arabic, maltodextrin (DE 16.5), native potato starch and tannic acid were obtained from Sigma Aldrich Inc.
This Gum Arabic belt extends from the eastern borders of Sudan with Ethiopia to the western borders with Chad and Central Africa, spanning an area of 500,000 sq.
Gum Arabic, however, is considered a safe dietary fibre, and proven to have reduced the high levels of oxidative stress in the 45 patients carrying haemoglobin SS individuals that were recruited for a study carried out on subjects recruited from the outpatients' clinics of the Military Hospital in Khartoum-Sudan.
The transformation of gum arabic production into more income-generating activities can not only promote economic development through higher incomes, but also to secure rural livelihoods, empower vulnerable groups, including women, and promote synergies with natural resource management and climate change mitigation.
Body weight and height were measured and the body mass index (BMI = kg/m2) was calculated in all subjects before and after Gum Arabic ingestion.
has expressed a desire to import the gum Arabic directly from Sudan to avoid delays in shipping and money transfers.
Higher preference to naturally-derived gum arabic in F&B industry
KEY WORDS: Chronic kidney disease (CKD), Gum Arabic (GA), Pomegranate juice.
Gum arabic, also known as acacia gum, is a natural gum made of hardened sap taken from two species of the acacia tree.
It appears from the literature that postharvest application of edible coatings like Aloe vera gel, gum arabic, and cinnamon oil is useful in maintaining fruit quality under cold storage.