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51198 Sigma-Aldrich

Gum arabic from acacia tree

spray dried

Synonym: Acacia gum

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Properties

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quality   spray dried
ign. residue   ≤4%
loss   ≤10% loss on drying

Description

Application

Given orally, acacia gum ameliorates the severity of chronic renal failure (CRF) in humans and rats. Acacia gum is used as a surfactant in the development of hydrogels for tissue engineering applications. Acacia gum polymer is used to preserve microorganisms during sampling and storage.

Other Notes

Believed to be a branched polymer of galactose, rhamnose, arabinose, and glucuronic acid as the calcium, magnesium, and potassium salts with a mol. wt. of approx. 250,000.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
2
RTECS 
CE5945000

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Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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