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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All it has inside is a form of fiber called glucomannan.
Effects of feeding a blend of grains naturally contaminated with Fusarium mycotoxins on swine performance, brain regional neurochemistry, and serum chemistry and the efficacy of a polymeric glucomannan mycotoxin adsorbent.
The gel contains many important nutrients for the body such as amino acids, B vitamins, emollient polysaccharides, glucomannan, Acemannan and etc.
Arbonne Evolution Full Control contains the soluble fiber glucomannan, derived from the konjac root, which expands when mixed with water to help satiety and support weight management.
Other binders that may be useful include zeolites, chitosan, modified citrus pectin, apple pectin, beta-sitosterol, glucomannan, diatomaceous earth, and others.
Viewers will be introduced to the Skinny Fiber weight management product which contains glucomannan, caralluma, and cha de bugre, which suppress the appetite using enzymes and other digestive aides.
The Slimming variety, offered in Citrus flavor, contains 3 grams of the soluble fiber glucomannan per bottle, as well as vitamins B3, B5, B6 and B12, which help reduce fatigue and support metabolism function, according to the brand's website.
They found that glucomannan altered the structure and assembly of the cellulose, allowing the cellulose to be broken down more efficiently.
com/research/2f9vk8/konjac) has announced the addition of the "Konjac Glucomannan (CAS 37220-17-0) Market Research Report 2013" report to their offering.
Contributors from the Southwest University of Science and Technology in China study the degradation of corn starch in NaOH/urea, the synthesis of Konjac glucomannan, the thermal stability of glucose polymers, and the effect of alkali on the compressive strength of metakaolin.
C] was calculated for crosslinked epoxy oligomers [20], protein-based hydrogels [21], xantan-konjac glucomannan hydrogels [22], etc.