Composition and Rheological Properties of Polysaccharide Extracted from Tamarind (<i>Tamarindus indica</i> L.) Seed

A polysaccharide was extracted in high yield from tamarind (<i>Tamarindus indica</i> L.) seed (TSP) by acidic hot water extraction and ethanol precipitation. It was composed of 86.2% neutral polysaccharide, 5.4% uronic acid and 1.3% protein. The molecular weight of TSP was estimated to b...

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Main Authors: Huimin Shao, Hui Zhang, Yanjun Tian, Zibo Song, Phoency F. H. Lai, Lianzhong Ai
Format: Article
Published: MDPI AG 2019-03-01
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