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alginate

[′al·jə‚nāt]
(botany)
An algal polysaccharide that is a major constituent of the cell walls of brown algae.
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Alginates can be isolated from cells and are commercially available.
(18.) Bordin DS, Masharova AA, Firsova LD, Kozhurina TS, Safonova OV Evaluation of action, efficacy, and onset dynamics of a single dose of alginates in patients with heartburn and GERD.
Keywords: Alginate Impression material, Irreversible hydrocolloid, Impression faults.
Mechanism of ionic gelation is described using an egg box model in which the carboxylic acid groups in polysaccharides, especially sequences of guluronic acid (G) in the case of alginate, interact with calcium ions at pH levels that exceed the pKa of the polysaccharide (MESTDAGH & AXELOS, 1998).
The transaction with JRS Group includes the heritage DuPont N and H Alginates business, comprising pure and buffered alginates, a specific portfolio of pectin-alginate blends, the associated Landerneau production site and customer relationships.
Sodium alginate, agar, Tween 80, and glycerol were purchased from Duksan Pure Chemicals (Ansan, Korea).
Among them, alginate, a type of polysaccharides composed of 1,4'-[beta]-d-mannuronic acid (M-block) and [alpha]-l-guluronic acid (G-block), is plentiful in our environment [5, 6].