E465 — пищевая добавка, загуститель, эмульгатор: метилэтилцеллюлоза, Ethyl methyl cellulose (Е465)

Methylethylcellulose is prepared from cellulose, the main polysaccharide and constituent of wood and all plant structures. Commercially prepared from wood and chemically modified. Many different uses, mainly as thickening agent, but also as filler, dietary fibre, anti clumping agent and emulsifier. Similar as cellulose, but with some different characteristics. for imitation cream and imitation ice cream. No known adverse effects. Methylethyl cellulose is not very soluble, and can be fermented in the large intestine. Large concentrations can cause intestinal problems, such as bloating, constipation and diarrhoea.

Methyl ethyl cellulose is a semi-synthetic polymer polysaccharide with its primary component being the cell walls of green plants and algae. Commercially it can be prepared from wood and chemically modified. It produces a solid off-white powder and when dissolved in water forms colloids which are then used as thickeners, stabiliser, foaming agent, and emulsifiers in many food products.

 
 

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