alginic acid

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a gum used especially as a thickener or emulsifier


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Alginic acid is also used in paper industries for surface sizing, coating material for welding rods, manufacturing of ceramics and water-treatment (Steinbuchel et al.
The large quantities polysaccharides present in brown seaweed exist in structural carbohydrates including alginic acid, fucoidan and laminaran, and consists of heteropolysaccharides such as D-mannuronic acid and its isomer of L-guluronic acid, which account for most of the cell walls of Phaeophyceae, including brown seaweed (Beresford et al.
This is a huge quantity which can be utilize to convert into valuable product like sodium alginate or Alginic Acid.
Salts of alginic acid are soluble in water with alkali metals, and form highly viscous solutions.
Comparison of effects of prickly pear (Opuntia ficus indica sp) fruit, arabic gum, carrageenan, alginic acid, locust bean gum and citrus pectin on viscosity and in vitro digestibility of casein.
Terwet(r)1004 and alginic acid failed to obtain more than 80% conidial germination, hence were excluded as ingredients of WG for causing adverse effects on conidial viability.
Nanosheets are a multilayer construction of antibacterial chitosan and alginic acid, and by applying them to damaged pleura or digestive tract perforation and damaged areas of the arachnoid membrane, they function as an effective tissue seal.
Another type of antacid contains alginate or alginic acid (such as Gaviscon).
There has also been a problem with fake eggs, which were made in laboratories from alginic acid, potassium alum, gelatin and calcium chloride.
Alginic acid is a family of linear copolymers of 1,4-linked b-Dmannuronic acid (M) and a-L-guluronic acid (G).
Alginic acid is a colloidal polysaccharide extracted from various species of cell walls of brown seaweed (Phaeophyceae).
Demulcents, such as alginic acid, Ceratonia siliqua (carob), U/mar rubra (slippery elm), A/thaea officinalis (marshmallow), and Aloe vera (aloe) leaf gel can reduce acute symptoms and heal acid-damaged tissues.
Various biodegradable polymers used for the formulation of in situ gels include gellan gum, alginic acid, xyloglu-can, pectin, chitosan, poly (DL-lactic acid), poly (DL-lactide-co-glycolide), and poly-caprolactone.
It is a combination of two ingredients, alginic acid and calcium carbonate that activates the disintegration system.
The microgel material may be made from a variety of gellants including hydrophilic proteins such as gelatin and collagen, and hydrophilic polysaccharides such as agar, curdlan, scleroglucan, schizophyllan, gellan gum, alginic acid, carrageenan, mannan, pectin and hyaluronic acid.