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Substance Name: Karaya gum, ext.
RN: 91671-85-1


  • A plant genus of the family STERCULIACEAE. S. urens is the source of KARAYA GUM which is sometimes called Indian tragacanth, which is different from the true TRAGACANTH which comes from ASTRAGALUS GUMMIFER.

Molecular Formula

  • Unspecified
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Names and Synonyms

MeSH Heading

  • Sterculia


  • EINECS 293-987-4
  • Karaya

Systematic Name

  • Karaya gum, ext.

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 91671-85-1

System Generated Number

  • 0091671851