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Karaya gum

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Description of Karaya gum

Karaya gum: Polysaccharide gum from Sterculia urens (STERCULIA). It is used as a suspending or stabilizing agent in foods, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals; a bulk-forming laxative; a surgical lubricant and adhesive; and in the treatment of skin ulcers.
Source: Diseases Database

Karaya gum: Polysaccharide gum from Sterculia urens (STERCULIA). It is used as a suspending or stabilizing agent in foods, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals; a bulk-forming laxative; a surgical lubricant and adhesive; and in the treatment of skin ulcers.
Source: MeSH 2007

Karaya gum: Related Topics

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  • Gum Karaya
  • Tragacanth, Indian

Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Karaya gum

Source - MeSH 2007

Hierarchical classifications of Karaya gum

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