potassium alginate


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potassium alginate

[pə′tas·ē·əm ′al·jə‚nāt]
(organic chemistry)
(C6H7O6K)n A hydrophilic colloid occurring as filaments, grains, granules, and powder; used in food processing as a thickener and stabilizer. Also known as potassium polymannuronate.
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Du et al., "Preventive effects of low molecular mass potassium alginate extracted from brown algae on DOCA salt-induced hypertension in rats," Biomedicine & Pharmacotherapy, vol.
[ClickPress, Wed Mar 04 2015] Alginates & Derivatives Market by Type (Sodium Alginate, Calcium Alginate, Potassium Alginate, PGA, Others), Application (Food & Beverage, Industrial, Pharmaceuticals, Others), & by Region - Global Trends & Forecast to 2019
Alginic acid is converted to its salt like sodium alginate and potassium alginate. Sodium alginate has been studied a lot for IPN drug delivery systems.

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