A sequestrant is a food additive its role in food is to improve the quality and stability of the food products. Sequestrants form chelate complexes with polyvalent metal ions, especially copper, iron and nickel, which serve as catalysts in the oxidation of the fats in the food. Sequestrants are a kind of preservative. The name comes from Latin and
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(se-kwes´trәnt) a sequestering agent, such as cholestyramine resin (which binds bile acids in the intestine and prevents their absorption).
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sequestrant A sequestering agent; such as, for example, cholestyramine resin, that binds bile acids in the intestine, thus preventing their absorption.
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