In this context and from the point of using natural and renewable raw materials, alginates
are used as a biosorbent for metal ions.
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).
Researchers in chemistry, pharmacy, and other fields review the biomedical applications of alginates
, which are polymers extracted from brown marine algae or biosynthesized from bacterial strains.
Comparison of the structure and properties of conventional and siliconised alginates
Br Dent J 1983;155: 415-18.
Effect of calcium ion (cross-linker) concentration on porosity, surface morphology and thermal behavior of calcium alginates
prepared from algae (Undaria pinnatifida).
20 May 2018 - European Commission (EC) has granted approval to DuPont Nutrition and Health (N and H) to divest its heritage DuPont N and H Alginates
business to additives manufacturer JRS Group, a manufacturer of functional additives from plant-based raw materials, the company said.
These included hydrocolloid dressing (Nexcare[TM]) manufactured by the 3 M Company, Minnesota, United States of America; hydrocolloid with a foam layer dressing (Duo-DERM[R]CGF[TM]) produced by ConvaTec Inc., New Jersey, United States of America; calcium alginate
dressing (Algisite[R]M) manufactured by Smith and Nephew Public Limited Company, London, United Kingdom; calcium sodium alginate
dressing (Kaltostat[R]) made by ConvaTec Inc., Deeside, United Kingdom; foam with a polyurethane film layer dressing (Allevyn[R]) manufactured by Smith and Nephew Public Limited Company, London, United Kingdom; and foam with a hydrogel and polyurethane film layer dressing (Askina[R]) produced by B.
However, when preparing biocomposite films, direct addition of the hydrophobic cinnamon oil to the hydrophilic alginate
may result in a film-forming solution that is not uniform and exhibits some phase separation; hence, in this study, cinnamon oil was first incorporated into a nanoemulsion system.
The typical mucoid phenotype is caused by the overproduction of alginate
, and alginate
has functions in persistence and immune evasion from PMNs .
The gel-forming ability of alginates
depends on the G-blocks binding divalent cations .
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.
Owing to the growing demand and variation in composition of alginate
extracted from different species, there is rising interest in synthesis of alginate