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Quillaia is the milled inner bark or small stems and branches of the soapbark (Quillaja saponaria, Molina). [1]

19 relations: Adjuvant, Bark, Calcium oxalate, Cream soda, E number, Foaming agent, Food additive, Foot-and-mouth disease, Humectant, Immune system, Polyphenol, QS21, Quillaja saponaria, Root beer, Saponin, Soft drink, Tannin, Vaccine, Veterinary medicine.


An adjuvant (from Latin, adjuvare: to aid) is a pharmacological and/or immunological agent that modifies the effect of other agents.

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Bark is the outermost layers of stems and roots of woody plants.

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Calcium oxalate

Calcium oxalate (in archaic terminology, oxalate of lime) is a calcium salt of oxalic acid with the chemical formula CaC2O4.

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Cream soda

Cream soda is a sweet carbonated soft drink, often flavored with vanilla.

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E number

E numbers are codes for substances that can be used as food additives for use within the European Union and Switzerland.

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Foaming agent

A foaming agent is a material that facilitates formation of foam such as a surfactant or a blowing agent.

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Food additive

Food additives are substances added to food to preserve flavor or enhance its taste and appearance.

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Foot-and-mouth disease

Foot-and-mouth disease or hoof-and-mouth disease (Aphthae epizooticae) is an infectious and sometimes fatal viral disease that affects cloven-hoofed animals, including domestic and wild bovids.

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A humectant is a hygroscopic substance used to keep things moist; it is the opposite of a desiccant.

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Immune system

The immune system is a system of many biological structures and processes within an organism that protects against disease.

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Polyphenols (noun, pronunciation of the singular /pɑli'finəl/ or /pɑli'fɛnəl/, also known as polyhydroxyphenols) are a structural class of mainly natural, but also synthetic or semisynthetic, organic chemicals characterized by the presence of large multiples of phenol structural units.

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QS-21 is a purified plant extract that enhances the ability of the immune system to respond to vaccine antigens.

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Quillaja saponaria

Quillaja saponaria, the soap bark tree or soapbark, is an evergreen tree in the family Quillajaceae, native to warm temperate central Chile.

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Root beer

Root beer is a dark brown sweet beverage traditionally made using the root or bark of the tree Sassafras albidum (sassafras) or the vine Smilax ornata (sarsaparilla) as the primary flavor.

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Saponins are a class of chemical compounds found in particular abundance in various plant species.

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Soft drink

A soft drink is a drink that typically contains carbonated water, a sweetener and a natural or artificial flavoring.

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A tannin (also known as vegetable tannin, natural organic tannins, or sometimes tannoid, i.e. a type of biomolecule, as opposed to modern synthetic tannin) is an astringent, bitter plant polyphenolic compound that binds to and precipitates proteins and various other organic compounds including amino acids and alkaloids.

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A vaccine is a biological preparation that provides active acquired immunity to a particular disease.

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Veterinary medicine

Veterinary medicine is the branch of medicine that deals with the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disease, disorder and injury in animals.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quillaia

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