Biobran MGN-3 Specification

Specification sheet for Biobran MGN-3

Product name

MGN-3 Rice Bran Arabinoxylan Compound
US Patent: 5,560,91.

Source

This product is composed of dietary fiber obtained from rice bran hemicellulose B by a hot water extraction method, enzymatically broken down by the carbohydrase complex from shitake muchrooms.

Content specification

Carbohydrate 65% - 80%
Protein 8% - 15%
Protein measured by the Lowry method

Characteristics

Colour Light brown
Form Powder
Scent Distinctive scent
Taste Faint sweet taste and faint acidity/lemony
Solubility Water soluble
Over 95% soluble in water at 60°C
Stability Stable to processing in high temperature
Hygroscopicity

Moisture

less than 8%

Crude ash

5% - 10%

Arsenic (as As2O3)

less than 5ppm

Heavy metals (as Pb)

less than 20ppm

Aerobic plate count

Aerobic plate count

Coliform bacteria

Negative

Mutagenicity (Ames test)

Negative

Acute toxicity

LD50 > 36g/kg (rat)

Repeated dose

NOAEL>200mg/kg/day

Physiological activity

Primarily influences biophylasix systems

Fibre Content

1.4g/100g of raw material / 27.3g/100g of finished sachet powder