TABLE 2

Summarized properties of xanthan with different modifications

Xanthan sampleaContent (wt/wt, %)Disordered fractionb (α)
AcetylPyruvate
NX13.29.60
AFX08.20
PFX10.25.00
APFX05.70
TMFX11.86.40.100 ± 0.015
  • a Xanthan samples include native xanthan (NX), pyruvate-free xanthan (PFX), acetyl-free xanthan (AFX), acetyl- and pyruvate-free xanthan (APFX), and terminal mannosyl residue-free xanthan (TMFX).

  • b The fractions of disordered conformation (α) were determined at 40°C and pH 7.5.