Gum Tragacanth

Naming and classification




Other names/ abbreviations: Bassora gum
Goat's thorn
Hog gum
Gum Shiraz
Tragtex R
Polymer type: Hetero polysaccharides, branched
Monomer(s): L-arabinofuranose
L-fucan
D-galactose
D-galacturonic acid
D-xylose
Origin of the polymer: Natural
CAS-Number: 9000-65-1