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Table 3 Moisture, ash, and molecular weight (Mw) of various plant gums

From: Chemical composition and molecular structure of polysaccharide-protein biopolymer from Durio zibethinusseed: extraction and purification process

Sample Moisture % Ash % Soluble ash% Mw
Acacia glomerosa gum 1 11.29 7.98 - 0.9 × 105
Corn fiber gum 2 4.0-6.6 4.0-5.9 - -
Grewia gum 3 10.6- 18.8 6.1 -6.3 3.4 -3.8 -
Okra fruit gum 4 9.35-9.37 4.81-5.95 - -
Baobab leaves gum 4 7.8-8.0 8.8-9.88 - > 1.0 ×105
  1. 1 Gundidza et al. [24]; 2 Yadav et al. [22]; 3 Nep and Conway [25]; 4 Woolfe et al. [26].