sodium propionate


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sodium propionate

n.
A transparent crystalline sodium salt of propionic acid, NaC3H5O2, used as a fungicide and bactericide, especially to prevent food spoilage.

sodium propionate

n
(Elements & Compounds) a transparent crystalline soluble substance used as a medical fungicide and to prevent the growth of moulds, esp to retard spoilage in packed foods. Formula: Na(C2H5COO)
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Interactions of alfalfa hay and sodium propionate on dairy calf performance and rumen development.
2013) showed that dietary sodium propionate and sodium butyrate significantly increased feed intake in white shrimp Litopenaeus vannamei, but sodium acetate decreased feed intake and phosphorus availability.
Also, growing competition from other preservatives such as sodium propionate would be a threat for global calcium propionate market.
Preservatives: Calcium propionate, fumaric acid, phosphoric acid, potassium sorbate, sodium acid pyrophosphate, sodium propionate
Its major salts are calcium propionate, sodium propionate, and potassium propionate.
The StimulatoryEffect of Sodium Butyrate and Sodium Propionate on the Development of Rumen Mucosa in the Young Calf.
Moreover, when compared to propionic acid and sodium propionate, calcium propionate was least effective as an inhibitor of mould growth [28].
Growth was not observed in sodium acetate and sodium propionate while sodium citrate and sodium pyruvate gave positive results.
Since calcium interferes with leavening agents, sodium propionate, which is also safe, is used in pies and cakes.