Seed Gums

2.2.2 Seed Gums
Seed Gums are hydrocolloids contained in some seed embryos where they actually play the role as polysaccharide food reserves. A few typical examples of seed gums are described below, such as: Plantago seed; Pectin; Locust bean gum; and Guar gum.

Source: Pharmacognosy And Pharmacobiotechnology By Ashutosh Kar

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