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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[USPRwire, Thu Aug 29 2019] Konjac Market Outlook: Konjac is a plant that consists of a starchy root called corm, which is very high in a dietary fiber called glucomannan. The dried corm of the konjac plant contains about 40% glucomannan gum, which is used as a dietary supplement and as an ingredient in high-fiber flours and jellies.
[ClickPress, Thu Aug 29 2019] Konjac Market Outlook: Konjac is a plant that consists of a starchy root called corm, which is very high in a dietary fiber called glucomannan. The dried corm of the konjac plant contains about 40% glucomannan gum, which is used as a dietary supplement and as an ingredient in high-fiber flours and jellies.
The esterified glucomannan (EGM) and mannan oligosaccharide (MOS) in yeast cell wall have been considered responsible for the binding of AFB1 (Jalili, 2015).
Lipozene's main ingredient is glucomannan, a water-soluble fiber.
(10) Its regenerative properties are due to the compound glucomannan, which is rich with polysaccharides like mannose.
Evaluate influence of different levels of humic acid and esterified glucomannan on growth performance and intestinal morphology of broiler chickens.
10,004,679 B2; Vidya Herbs, Inc., Fullerton, CA, has patented a method of treating skin that entails administering a composition comprising an amorphophallus konjac tuber extract that is substantially free of glucomannan. The extract is made by a process comprising contacting amorphophallus konjac tuber with alcohol to produce a mixture comprising a glucomannan coagulate, and removing the glucomannan coagulate from the mixture thereby producing an extract that is substantially free of glucomannan.
Among medicinal plants, Aloe vera has active constituents, including vitamins, minerals, polysaccharides (pectins, cellulose, hemicellulose, glucomannan, acemannan and mannose derivatives), amino acids, anthraquinones, enzymes, lignin, saponins, salicylic acids, carotenoids, steroids, terpenes, and phytosterols (Dagne et al., 2000; Boudreau & Beland, 2006).
Interacting Source Herbs of the Interaction Energies Metabolites Metabolites with PKC[beta] (Kcal/mol) PDS Inhibitor - -7.0 Withaferin-A Withania somnifera -8.9 Stearic Acid Shorea robusta -5.9 Glucomannan Orchis mascula -7.4 Trehalose Cycas circirnalis -7.0 Succinic-Acid Pinus succinifera -4.3 Methyl-Commate-A Ambrex Formulation -8.0 Table S1: List of H-bonds formed by the test metabolites with the amino-acid residues of PKC[beta].
The Department of Health in Abu Dhabi issued a warning against another slimming tablet known as "Glucomannan capsules".