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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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Furthermore, the scientists observed a residual laccase activity of 81% in alginate and, 68.
Key Words: Alginate, Dimensional Stability, Disinfection, Disinfectants, Impression.
The solutions were then stored in the fridge at 4[degrees]C to avoid the biodegradation of the alginate.
BH4) on free moving calcium alginate beads in MBR and reported the effective control of biofouling through quorum quenching.
Alginate impression material CAVEX CA 37 was added and mixed in the bowl to the workable consistency.
The annual consumption of alginate by different industrial sectors is 30,000 metric tons, particularly in food sector as a viscosifier, stabilizer, thickener, emulsifier, gelling and water binding agent (Lakshmipriyad et al.
Alchite fibers developed in this research work are composite fibers with calcium alginate as core material and hydrolyzed chitosan as outer surface.
However, an immune response leads to the build-up of scar tissue around the unmodified alginate capsules over time, making them ineffective.
Che Connon, professor of Tissue Engineering at Newcastle University, said: "The stem cells are surrounded by an alginate gel which protects them from the environment - a bit like frogspawn.
Turns out the gel-like mass from Chilean seaweed forms a perfect substrate for culturing stem cells because scientists can flexibly adjust the pore size and elasticity of the alginate, and it transports active ingredients and has better optical characteristics than plastic materials.