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What is chemical formula for gum Arabic?
January 29, 2010 1:57AM
its E number is E414
Gum Arabic is a highly branched arabinogalactan, it is mainly composed by D-Galactose, L-Rhamnose, L-Arabinose, and D-Glucuronic Acid. Usually within the main chain you can find beta (1 --> 3) bonds, while the branches can have beta (1 -->6) and beta (1-->4)