alginic acid

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a gum used especially as a thickener or emulsifier

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DuPont offered to divest its global alginates business, including all tangible and intangible assets for the sourcing, development, manufacturing, packaging or sale of alginates.
Despite these advantages, certain drawbacks of this irreversible hydrocolloid have led to efforts to improve the properties of conventional alginates.
The present study was designed to improve the parent strain of Azotobacter vinelandii NRRL-14641 for hyper-production of alginate by random mutagenesis.
Alginate dressings are best suited for pressure and diabetic foot ulcers and venous leg ulcers, post-operative wounds, cavity wounds, traumatic wounds, malignant wounds, pilonidal sinus wounds, partial thickness burns, graft donor sites, and abrasions.
Summary: Urease enzyme was extracted from Apergillus fumigatus and immobilized in calcium alginate beads.
In this context and from the point of using natural and renewable raw materials, alginates are used as a biosorbent for metal ions.
Alginates as a useful natural polymer for microencapsulation and therapeutic applications.
Other studies demonstrated marked reduction in symptom severity scores and gastroesophageal reflux with alginates compared to the reflux medication Propulsid[R] (cisapride) (21) and to the acid blocker Prilosec[R] (omeprazole).
2002) demonstrated benefits of alginates to immobilize plant growth promoting bacteria (PGPB) and its benefits to agriculture, highlighting it as one the most compatible polymers with this bacteria, with the ability to protect them against adverse environmental conditions (Yabur et al.
2, 3 and 500 sodium alginate concentrations were used for production and reusability of immobilized cells for 5 more trials.
Object of study was vegetative analogue of pharmaceutical gelatin: alginate NO4-600.
The researchers found that alginates containing more of a sugar molecule called guluronate were best at blocking fat digestion.
Alginates - chemicals from seaweed - are already used in foods, such as stabilisers in jam and to maintain the head on a pint of beer.
Alginates have been used as gelling agents in food and healthcare industries, including in wound dressings, for many years, but the alginate being studied for the programme has never been used before to combat infectious diseases.