Carob and Locust bean gum – References

Batista MT, Amaral MT, Proença Da Cunha A, Carob fruits as a source of natural antioxidants, In Proceedings of the III International Carob Symposium. Cabanas-Tavira, Portugal (1996)

Irwin HS, Barnaby RC, Cassieae, Adv in Legume Systematics vol 1, Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew, England, pp97-106 (1981)

McCleary BV, Nurthen E, Taravel FR, Joseleau JP, Characterisation of the oligosaccharides produced on hydrolysis of galactomannan with beta-D-mannanase, Carbohydr Res 118 pp91-109 (1983)

Puhan Z, Wielinga MW, Products derived from carob pods with particular emphasis on carob bean gum (unpublished report of INEC)

Wielinga MW, Production and applications of seed gums, Gums and stabilisers for the food industry 5 (1990)

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