sorbitol


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sorbitol

[′sor·bə‚tȯl]
(organic chemistry)
C6H8(OH)6 Combustible, white, water-soluble, hygroscopic crystals with a sweet taste; melt at 93 to 97.5°C (depending on the form); used in cosmetic creams and lotions, toothpaste, and resins; as a food additive; and for ascorbic acid fermentation.
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The global demand of Sorbitol is currently growing at 2%-3% annually with China being the world's largest producer.
The European Food Safety Authority has approved the health claims made about xylitol, sorbitol and sucralose, among others, in relation to oral health and controlling blood sugar levels.
DALLAS, April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Global Sorbitol Industry is a professional and depth research report on global Sorbitol industry.
DITCH DIETDRINKS Many contain sorbitol, a common sweetener which can cause bloating and problems in those with sensitive stomachs.
One group got erythritol, the others received xylitol and sorbitol.
The same goes for foods that could lead someone to consume 50 grams of sorbitol in a day.
coli O157:H7 isolation is plating of the specimen to a selective agar, such as MacConkey agar with sorbitol (SMAC).
The report also analyses sorbitol potential as a platform chemical for polyols (ethylene glycols, propylene glycols, glycerols) and isosorbides.
UK-based specialist in temperature controlled microscopy, Linkam Scientific Instruments, has been chosen as the supplier of a TST350 stage for the Complex Fluids and Polymer Engineering division, National Chemical Laboratory, India, to study the mechanical properties of dimethyl dibenzylidene sorbitol (DMDBS) on polypropylene.
Thus, we found it of interest to report the long-term outcome in the permanent dentition of our mother-child project in which mothers with high counts of salivary mutans streptococci were randomly assigned to daily chewing gums containing combinations of xylitol, sorbitol, chlorhexidine and fluoride for one year, when the child was between 6 and 18 months [Thorild et al.
The medium was supplemented with a combination of sorbitol, at 0.
A polyol is a low-calorie sweetener such as xylitol, sorbitol or mannitol, which is not broken down by the bacteria in the mouth and therefore does not contribute to tooth decay.