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carrageenan

[‚kar·ə′gē·nən]
(organic chemistry)
A polysaccharide derived from the red seaweed (Rhodophyceae) and used chiefly as an emulsifying, gelling, and stabilizing agent and as a viscosity builder in foods, cosmetics, and pharmaceuticals. Also spelled carrageenin.
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Table###2###shows###food###intake,###weight###gain, apparent digestibility of protein, fat and energy, true protein digestibility, nitrogen biological value and net nitrogen utilization of rats fed diets formulated with gum arabic, carageenan and cellulose as a control.
99%, increasing with higher levels of peanut flour and decreasing with higher levels of carageenan.
Ces produits incluent le surfactant (Savvy), l'agent acidifiant (gel tampon), et les << adsorption inhibitors >> (PRO 2000, dextrin sulphate, carageenan et cellulose sulphate).
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Cargill, the world's leader in food production, animal nutrition and industrial products and services, mulls of establishing a poultry operation in the country to serve the country's huge demand for chicken as well expand its coconut oil, cocoa processing and carageenan businesses.
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Carageenan was used to enhance the binding properties of the mix.
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Using blends of texturants like pectin, guar gum or carageenan, Degussa can improve the mouthfeel of various sucralose blends.