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What are gums made of? Is Fevicol different?

12. What are gums made of? Is Fevicol different?

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Gums are made up of polysaccharides and pectins. These are the breakdown products of plant cell walls that are exuded from the wounds in the bark. Fevicol, on the other hand, is made of a sticky substance called resin. Gums are soluble in water whereas resins are insoluble in water. 

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