Guaran

Title: Guaran
CAS Registry Number: 9000-30-0
Literature References: Principal polysaccharide from endosperm of guar seeds, Cyamopsis tetragonaloba (L.) Taub., Leguminosae: Heyne, Whistler, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 70, 2249 (1948). Structure: Whistler, Durso, ibid. 74, 5140 (1952). Configuration: Koleske, Kurath, J. Polym. Sci. A 2, 4123 (1964). Review: Deuel et al., Chimia 8, 64 (1954).
Properties: [a]D25 +53° (1N NaOH). Sol in cold water.
Optical Rotation: [a]D25 +53° (1N NaOH)
Derivative Type: Triacetate
Properties: Fibrous material, mp 226-227°. Can be formed into strong films which can be elongated 550%. Becomes birefringent and does not develop crystallinity.
Melting point: mp 226-227°
Use: In textile and paper industry.
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Guar gum
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Identifiers
CAS number 9000-30-0 YesY
ATC code A10BX01
Properties
Acidity (pKa) 5-7
Hazards
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Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Guar gum, also called guaran, is a galactomannan. It is primarily the ground endosperm of guar beans. The guar seeds are dehusked, milled and screened to obtain the guar gum.[1] It is typically produced as a free-flowing, off-white powder.