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Pectin Properties

Pectin

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Description

 

pectin is produced commercially as a white to light brown powder, mainly extracted from citrus fruits, and is used in food as a gelling agent particularly in jams and jellies. It is also used in fillings, sweets, as a stabilizer in fruit juices and milk drinks and as a source of dietary fiber.

Chemical Properties

Appearance Off-White To Beige Crystalline Powder
CAS Number 9000-69-5
Chemical Composition Isopropanol;Activated Carbon,Decolor;D(+)-Sucrose;Aluminium Potassium Sulfate Dodecahydrate;Pectinase;Pectic Acid
EINECS Number 232-553-0
Molecular Formula C6H12O6
RTECS Number RX4280000
Synonyms Apple Pectin;Poly-D-Galacturonic Acid Methyl Ester;Polygalacturonic Acid Methyl Ester;Partially Methoxylated Polygalacturonic Acid;Pectin, From Lemon;Pectin;Pectin, Apple
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