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Gellan Gum is a water soluble compound which is most commonly utilized as additive in food, cosmetics, & pharmaceutical products. It finds application as stabilizer, thickener, gelling agent, & emulsifier. This is an anionic polysaccharide which is naturally produced by sphingomonas elodea. It is a dietary fiber which is also used for improving texture of various food preparations. This gum shows high effectiveness at low levels and is available in two different types having high & low acyl content. Gellan Gum is known to have ability to form non-elastic brittle gels which is totally dependent on concentration of acyl.
Gellan gum is a water-soluble anionic polysaccharide produced by the bacterium Sphingomonas elodea.
Product Gellan Gum
CAS NO 71010-52-1
Synonym pseudomonas elodea gum
Product Specifications :
Appearance White to tan powder
Assay 95.00 to 100%
Partly soluble in cold water
Class Botanicals:Powder and Extracts