mesquite gum

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Noun1.mesquite gum - a gum obtained from mesquite podsmesquite gum - a gum obtained from mesquite pods; resembles gum arabic
gum - any of various substances (soluble in water) that exude from certain plants; they are gelatinous when moist but harden on drying
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Thus the microencapsulation of this bacterium is of great importance for food applications, since it is a technique that involves the use of non-toxic food grade components such as K-carrageenan, alginate, mesquite gum and gellans because these gums produce soft microcapsules suitable for use in food systems.
seyal has satisfied the market demand for many decades; however, its high cost, shortage and supply insecurity has prompted the search of other botanic sources of gums such as mesquite gum from Prosopis spp.
Abdel-Akher M, Smith E Spriestersbach D (1952) The constitution of mesquite gum.
Beristain CI, Azuara E, Garcia HS, Vemon-Carter EJ (1996) Kinetic model for water/oil absorption of mesquite gum (Prosopis juliflora) and gum arabic (Acacia senegal), Int.
Garcia HS, Vemon-Carter EJ (1999) Mesquite gum (Prosopis juliflora) and maltodextrin blends as wall material for spray-dried encapsulated orange peel off.
Cuneen JI, Smith F (1948a) The constitution or mesquite gum.
Mesquite gum is exuded from the Prosopis tree in the form of round spherical balls that resemble tear drops.
Mesquite gum has been used as a binder in tablet dosage form, as an emulsifying agent and to encapsulate citrus essential oils.
Researchers in Mexico wanted to see if they could decrease the amount of tannins in dark and light tear drops of mesquite gum using sodium bicarbonate and acetic acid solutions.
The scientists used a commercial mesquite gum in a powder form.