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xanthan gum

Definition:
A polysaccharide that is derived from the fermentation of corn sugar. It is used as a thickening agent, emulsifier and stabilizer in a variety of food and nonfood products.
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Entry Terms:
  • xanthan
  • xanthan gums
  • xanthans
URI:
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/44116
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