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Indian Institute of Natural Resins and Gums
(Formerly Indian Lac Research Institute)
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Estd : September 20, 1924



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  Natural Gums
Natural Gums - are polymeric materials that can be dissolved or dispersed in water to give a thickening and gelling effect.

Examples : Guar gum, karaya gum, gum arabic ( source - tree exudates, plant seed)



Guar gum powder

Application areas - food   (thickening agents, gelling agents, stabilizers, emulsifiers etc.)



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