sodium alginate


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sodium alginate

[′sōd·ē·əm ′al·jə‚nāt]
(organic chemistry)
C6H7O6Na Colorless or light yellow filaments, granules, or powder which forms a viscous colloid in water; used in food thickeners and stabilizers, in medicine and textile printing, and for paper coating and water-base paint. Also known as algin; alginic acid sodium salt; sodium polymannuronate.
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Immobilized Bacterial Consortium as shown in figure 7 was prepared by inoculating equal amount (100pl in 100 ml) of each single strain culture (ISD1 & ISD4) in the same Luria Bertani Broth and further immobilized in sodium alginate beads (Figure 7).
Sodium alginate as raw material was obtained from VWR International (CAS: 9005-38-3).
Our ingredients are olives, oil and salt, while some of our competitors contain items like sodium alginate, guar gum, calcium chloride, potassium sorbate, salt and lactic acid.
Randomized, multicentre comparison of sodium alginate and cisapride in the symptomatic treatment of uncomplicated gastrooesophageal reflux.
INGREDIENTS: Broccoli, Potatoes, Water, Modified Corn Starch, Enzyme Modified Butter, Cheddar Cheese (Milk, Cheese Cultures, Salt, Enzymes), Baker's Cheese (Skim Milk, Lactic Acid, Cheese Cultures, BHA [Preservative]), Partially Hydrogenated Soybean Oil, Salt, Whey Protein Concentrate, Corn Syrup Solids, Whey, Onion Powder, Sodium Phosphate, Sodium Alginate, Hydrolyzed Corn Gluten, Xanthan Gum, Parmesan Cheese (Milk, Cheese Cultures, Salt, Enzymes), Garlic Powder, Sodium Caseinate, Natural And Artificial Flavor, Autolyzed Yeast Extract, Torula Yeast, Soybean Oil, Lactic Acid, Dextrose, Buttermilk, Color Added, Disodium Inosinate, Disodium Guanylate.
Finally these strains were immobilized in sodium alginate (synthetic beads) and their ability to detoxify Hg containing industrial effluents was determined as compared to free cells.
2, 3 and 500 sodium alginate concentrations were used for production and reusability of immobilized cells for 5 more trials.
Natural vegetative analogs include vegetable gums and mucus secreted from seeds of flax and quince, algaroba, astragalus, babul; agar, agaroid, pectin, gelatin, sodium alginate.