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guma de xantan

English translation: xanthan gum

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Romanian term or phrase:guma de xantan
English translation:xanthan gum
Entered by: Hazel Whiteley

14:21 May 19, 2003
Romanian to English translations [PRO]
Science
Romanian term or phrase: guma de xantan
chemical substance
Codrut Tudor
Romania
Local time: 16:09
xanthan gum
Explanation:
Xanthan gum is a high molecular weight polysaccharide. In the late fifties the research laboratories of the US Department of Agriculture discovered that the bacterium Xanthomonas campestris found on cabbage plants produces a polysaccaride with exceptional properties. It is used as a rheology control agent in aqueous systems and as a stabilizer for emulsions and suspensions. Its numerous areas of applications cover a broad spectrum and range from the food industry to oil recovery.
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Local time: 14:09
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xanthan gum


Explanation:
Xanthan gum is a high molecular weight polysaccharide. In the late fifties the research laboratories of the US Department of Agriculture discovered that the bacterium Xanthomonas campestris found on cabbage plants produces a polysaccaride with exceptional properties. It is used as a rheology control agent in aqueous systems and as a stabilizer for emulsions and suspensions. Its numerous areas of applications cover a broad spectrum and range from the food industry to oil recovery.



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Hazel Whiteley
Local time: 14:09
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