alginic acid

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a gum used especially as a thickener or emulsifier


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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).
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Object of study was vegetative analogue of pharmaceutical gelatin: alginate NO4-600.
Tests show that alginate, found in sea kelp, can suppress the digestion of fat in the gut, News.
New research published today has identified the chemical properties of alginates which prevent fat from being digested, allowing experts to produce a league table of the most effective seaweeds.
The four-year programme, awarded by the Norwegian Research Council, is seeing researchers use new methods to synthesise and test alginate molecules (components of seaweed) to design a new generation of drug compounds capable of improving the effectiveness of antibiotics.
For the future, the researchers hope to explore other alginates, boost the performance of their electrodes, and better understand how the material works.
com)-- MediPurpose(r), a medical product master distributor and manufacturer, today announced that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has confirmed HCPCS reimbursement codes for its MediPlus(tm) Alginate wound dressings.
When the soluble alginates are mixed with water, they form a viscous sol quite readily.
Lead researcher Morten Georg Jensen, of the University of Copenhagen, has studied the effect of taking alginate doses over three years.
Alginates are commonly employed as a binding material in foods such as ice cream.
AlgeaFood products are completely natural phytocomplexes, formed of fucoidans, alginates, vitamins, minerals and iodine, that may help to improve human health and well-being, acting on the balance of the skin, enhancing the digestive comfort and intestinal functionality, relieving joint pain and aiding weight control.
With 50% minimum alginates, this version is suitable for cosmeceutical formulations.
uk "The aim of this study was to put these products to the test and our initial findings are that alginates significantly reduce fat digestion," said Dr Brownlee.