glucomannan

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glucomannan

[¦glü·kō¦man·ən]
(biochemistry)
A polysaccharide composed ofD-glucose andD-mannose; a prominent component of coniferous trees.
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The aim of this study was to investigate the bioadhesive properties of three selected natural gums, namely--konjac glucomannan gum (KG), Tara galactomannan gum (TG), and xanthan gum (XG).
75 KG=Konjac glucomannan gum, XG=Xanthan gum, TG=Tara gallactomannan gum, SD=Standard deviation Table 2: Bioadhesive strength measurement of tablets prepared from different natural gums and their combination (mean [+ or -] SD, n=3) Natural gums Chicken pouch Work of adhesion (mJ) KG32H 1.