carrageenan

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Synonyms for carrageenan

a colloidal extract from carrageen seaweed and other red algae

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Hence, it is possible that humans, either by endogenous acid secretion, by co-consumption of acid foods, or by the action of intestinal flora, may degrade carrageenan into the lower molecular weight poligeenan.
Regarding poligeenan, it is necessary to understand that "poligeenan is produced from carrageenan subjected to high temperatures and acidity.