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Guar Gum

Partial representative structure of a fully substituted structure.


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Partial structure of the crystal (fiber) form (see [248]) of a fully substituted structure, such as found in fenugreek gum. The molecule forms a 2-fold helix with a pitch of 10.38 Å. The most-favored structure in solution has been reported as similar but such molecules contain a number of kinks that reduce the molecular extension [291].

 


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