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 inability to ferment sorbitol or to produce [beta]-glucuronidase differentiates STEC O157 from [approximately equal to]90% of other gastrointestinal bacteria (5,12).
Gangnam, Korea), and sorbitol (Sorbitol powder, Taewon Food Industry Co.
The sugar substitutes market is also segmented by composition into HIS - Stevia, Aspertame, Cyclamate, Sucralose, Saccharin, Ace-K; LIS- D-Tagatose, Sorbitol, Maltitol, Xylitol, Mannitol, Erythritol.
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.
DITCH DIETDRINKS Many contain sorbitol, a common sweetener which can cause bloating and problems in those with sensitive stomachs.
Positive agglutination was recorded in all sorbitol non-fermenting strains except S7d and S7e indicating the presence of this virulent strain in drinking water supply system.
Xylitol, maltitol, sorbitol, mannitol, isomalt, lactitol: They vary from roughly as sweet as sugar (xylitol) to about a third as sweet (lactitol).
They added a clarifying agent such as a dibenzylidene sorbitol acetal derivative, reducing spherulite sizes, which reduces light scattering and maintains clarity.
On the basis of sorbitol fermentation, its species are also bio- typed as sorbitol non- fermenting E.
Common culprits include fatty foods, spicy foods, too much caffeine or alcohol, gas-forming foods, such as broccoli, cauliflower, beans, and cabbage, and sugar alcohols, such as sorbitol, which is found in many "diet" foods and gum.