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- noun biochemistry A
degradedform of carrageenan.
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It is not unreasonable to speculate that normal gastric acid...may act upon ingested carageenan and convert some of which is ingested to the lower molecular weight poligeenan during the actual process of digestion.
She writes: "Mild-acid hydrolytic de-polymerization of carageenan affords poligeenan, a mixture of lower molecular weight polysaccharides and oligosaccharide products."
She writes: Acid hydrolysis digestion leads to shortening of the carageenan polymer to the degraded form, poligeenan.