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Product Name:Stachyose
CAS NO.:54261-98-2
Molecular formula:C24H44O22
Molecular weight:684.59
EINECS NO.: 207-427-3

Stachyose Introduction

Stachyose is a tetrasaccharide, which is a functional oligosaccharide and is not completely hydrolyzed by human digestive enzymes, with a caloric value of 1.5-2.4kcal/g. Therefore, it can enter the colon and be digested by intestinal bacteria.

Stachyose Main efficacy and function

Stachyose is a new type of microecological health food that is popular in the food market in recent years. It is a functional oligosaccharide that can significantly promote the proliferation of bifidobacteria, effectively promote the proliferation of bifidobacteria in the human body, acidify the intestinal tract, inhibit the formation of putrefaction and increase cholesterol, improve the intestinal environment, and play a significant role in disease prevention, disease resistance and beauty. It is known as "super bifidogenic factor".

Stachyose is a natural component of oligosaccharide chain, one of the three basic substances of life cells (nucleic acid, protein and sugar chain), which is specially used to supplement food for beneficial bacteria. Stachyose has a very obvious proliferation effect on bifidobacteria, lactobacillus and other beneficial bacteria in human gastrointestinal tract, which can rapidly improve the internal environment of human digestive tract and regulate the balance of microbial flora. It can promote the formation of the dominant position of beneficial bacteria in the digestive tract, inhibit the production of putrefactive bacteria such as Clostridium aerogenes and acid producing bacteria, and also produce a large number of physiological active substances, regulate intestinal pH, kill pathogenic bacteria, inhibit the generation of putrefactive products, inhibit the production and absorption of endogenous carcinogens, and decompose and derive multiple immune function factors. Commonly known as: food with beneficial bacteria. Stachyose can be directly or indirectly prepared into oral liquid, tablet and other health products, and can also be added to beverages, candy, cakes, dairy products and condiments.

Stachyose Physical and chemical properties

Stachyose is widely distributed in the plant kingdom and naturally exists in the seeds of leguminous plants and Labiatae plants, such as the roots and rhizomes of tuberous stachys, and it is particularly rich in soybean seeds and the rhizomes of the genus stachys. The lamellar crystal with tetramolecular crystal water loses water at 115 ℃ in vacuum, and the melting point of anhydrous substance is 167-170 ℃. It is soluble in water and insoluble in organic solvents such as ether and ethanol. It has a weak sweet taste, and its sweetness is lower than that of sucrose. The moisture retention and hygroscopicity of stachyose were lower than that of sucrose but higher than that of fructose syrup, and the osmotic pressure of stachyose was close to that of sucrose. In water[ α] D15 is+133.9 °, with no water[ α] D20 is 149 °. Stachyose has no reducibility and cannot form osazone. It is hydrolyzed by dilute inorganic acid to produce 2 molecules of D-galactose, 1 molecule of D-glucose and 1 molecule of D-fructose. If hydrolyzed by acetic acid, D-fructose and ash trisaccharide (galactose galactose glucose) are produced. Stachyose is a functional oligosaccharide, which has good thermal stability, but its thermal stability has declined under acidic conditions. Therefore, stachyose can be used in foods requiring thermal pressure reaction treatment; When used in acidic beverages, it is stable enough under 100 ℃ sterilization conditions as long as the pH is not too low; Its storage stability in acidic environment is related to temperature, and it is quite stable when the temperature is lower than 20 ℃.

Stachyose Application

1. Stachyose is similar to some water-soluble dietary fiber, non-toxic, and it can be eaten directly.

2. Stachyose has a very obvious proliferation effect on bifidobacteria, lactobacillus and other beneficial bacteria in human gastrointestinal tract, and it can rapidly improve the internal environment of human digestive tract.

3. Stachyose will not be damaged in the stomach, small intestine and other organs of the human body, and it can directly reach the large intestine where the intestinal beneficial bacteria are located, significantly promoting the proliferation of bifidobacteria.

4. Stachyose can promote the synthesis of B1, B2, B6, B12 and other vitamins, and promote the absorption of calcium, magnesium and other elements in the gastrointestinal tract.

5. Stachyose is not a substance with the effect of flatulence. After taking it, it will not cause abdominal distension and quietly moisturize the gastrointestinal tract.

6. Stachyose has an active factor, which can adsorb toxic substances and pathogenic bacteria in the stomach and intestines, thereby enhancing human immunity.

7. Stachyose has been gradually adopted and widely used in medicine and health care industry.