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Polysaccharides are carbohydrates containing many units of monosaccharides, hence the word ‘poly’ which means many.They provide us with dietary fiber. The number of connecting monosaccharides in polysaccharides can go up into the hundreds. A class of polysaccharides widely used as functional ingredients in the food industry are hydrocolloids. Hydrocolloids are defined as substances that form a […]

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