The amino acid composition of the proteinaceous component of guar gum (Cyamopsis tetragonolobus).

@article{Anderson1985TheAA,
  title={The amino acid composition of the proteinaceous component of guar gum (Cyamopsis tetragonolobus).},
  author={Dean M. Anderson and J. F. Howlett and C G McNab},
  journal={Food additives and contaminants},
  year={1985},
  volume={2 4},
  pages={225-30}
}
Guar gum, powdered endosperm from the seeds of the legume Cyamopsis tetragonolobus, is a galactomannan which contains 2.5-4.5% of a proteinaceous component. Data presented for 11 bulk commercial samples show that the most abundant amino acids are glycine, glutamic acid, aspartic acid, serine and alanine, but that their relative proportions vary considerably… CONTINUE READING