A gelatinous substance derived from red algae. It consists of polysaccharide agarose and smaller molecules called agaropectin. Boiling turns the polysaccharide in the gelatinous substance. It is used as an ingredient in desserts, as a medium for growth of various microbiological cultures, as a laxative, substitute for gelatin (used by vegetarians), as a fruit preservative...
What is AGAR AGAR?
AGAR AGAR: "Agar-agar is located in the cell walls of algae, where it provides structural support. "
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