alginic acid


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alginic acid

[al′jin·ik ′as·əd]
(organic chemistry)
(C6H8O6) n An insoluble colloidal acid obtained from brown marine algae; it is hard when dry and absorbent when moist. Also known as algin.
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2005) used wheat bran as the supporting medium for the production of alginic acid in solid state fermentation.
Alginic acids composing cell walls of seaweeds have been reported to have characteristics of forming viscous gel so that palatability preference is lowered, accompanied by a reduction in feed intakes (Beresford et al.
The active matter calcium salt of alginic acid in the cell walls of algae varies from 7 percent to the 25 percent of the dry mass.
Alginic acid sodium salt from brown algae (Sigma) or sodium alginate###Sigma Aldrich###0.
0 % alginate solutions were prepared by adding alginic acid sodium into NaCl, and HEPES in deionized water.
Chemically, alginic acid is a block copolymer of anhydro [beta]-D mannuronic acid and anhydro [alpha]-D glucouronic acid.
The effects of the environmental factors on Laminaria disease caused by alginic acid decomposing bacteria.
Alginic acid has anti-anaphylactic effects and inhibits inflammatory cytokine expression via suppression of nuclear factor--Kappa [beta] activation.
Primarily derived from seaweed, these nonwoven, nonadhesive dressings comprise calcium salts of alginic acid.
The assessment follows the European Commission's banning in April of jelly mini-cups made with 16 additives, including alginic acid, processed euchema seaweed, locust bean gum, and others, extending restrictions on cups containing konjac.
Carole is sensitive to food additives such as MSG, sulphur dioxide and alginic acid, found in packaged foods, soft drinks, alcohol, bottled sauces, Chinese food and dried fruits.
Experiments with fruit juices and the soluble salts of alginic acid derived from common seaweed to help to stabilise the soil base of roads and cheapen the cost of road-making are being made by Mr H E Brooke-Bradley, deputy county surveyor for Worcestershire.