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  1. xanthan gum(Noun)

    a natural gum, produced by the fermentation of sugars by the bacterium Xanthomonas campestris; used as a food additive


  1. Xanthan gum

    Xanthan gum is a polysaccharide secreted by the bacterium Xanthomonas campestris, used as a food additive and rheology modifier, commonly used as a food thickening agent and a stabilizer. It is produced by the fermentation of glucose, sucrose, or lactose. After a fermentation period, the polysaccharide is precipitated from a growth medium with isopropyl alcohol, dried, and ground into a fine powder. Later, it is added to a liquid medium to form the gum.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of xanthan gum in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of xanthan gum in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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