Extraction and Characterization of Tamarind (Tamarind indica L.) Seed Polysaccharides (TSP) from Three Difference Sources

Tamarind seed polysaccharide (TSP), a natural polysaccharide extracted from tamarind seeds is used in the pharmaceutical, textile and food industries as a mucoadhesive polymer. This work aimed to extract TSP from tamarind seeds from three sources with two methods and characterized its physical and c...

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Main Authors: Khanittha Chawananorasest, Patsuda Saengtongdee, Praphakorn Kaemchantuek
Format: Article
Published: MDPI AG 2016-06-01
Online Access:http://www.mdpi.com/1420-3049/21/6/775