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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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Measurements made of particle size showed that the concentrated emulsions using gum acacia and modified gum acacia with both core materials were stable over three days storage at both temperatures.
Higher foam volumes were obtained in samples treated with pectins, gum acacia and corn starch.
Get Access To TOC Covering 200+ Topics: https://www.factmr.com/report/2223/emulsion-stabilizer-beverages-market Gum Acacia Continues to be a High-Volume, Low Revenue Product Gum acacia is the highly utilized emulsion stabilizer and is predominantly distributed by a handful of exporters as the production remains highly concentrated in Sudan which dominates over 80% of the global exports.
Drugs were suspended in 1% gum acacia so as to obtain the required dose in 1 ml and administered every 24 h (10:00 AM) using tuberculin syringe until the complete epithelization of excised wound occurs.
indica was administered orally as a suspension in 3% gum acacia to the rats.
There are some natural polymers such as chitosan and gum acacia have been reported as a polymer-based protective agent to stabilize the metal nanoparticles.
The product contains an "excellent source" of soluble and insoluble fibers such as glucomannan konjac root, African mango seed extract, gum acacia and cellulose.
Researchers at the University of Minnesota tested three proteins--sodium caseinate, whey and soy protein isolates--as alternative materials to gum acacia and modified starch, which are traditionally used to encapsulate flavors in a spray-drying process.
Freeze-dried extracts and fractions were suspended in 1% aqueous gum acacia solution before oral administration to animals.
"As an example, whereas beta glucan in oat bran contains about 12 percent soluble fiber, gum acacia can provide about 85 percent," Ward says.