sodium alginate


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al·gin

(al'jin),
A carbohydrate product of a seaweed, Macrocystis pyrifera; used as a gel in pharmaceutical preparations.
Synonym(s): sodium alginate

sodium alginate

NaC6H7O6, a purified carbohydrate product extracted from certain species of seaweed. It is used as a food additive and as a pharmaceutical aid.
See also: sodium
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Peaks at 1640, 1543, and 1449 cm"1 correspond to asymmetric and symmetric stretching vibration of carboxylate (COO") group from sodium alginate and partially neutralized methacrylic acid [27, 28].
Major companies mentioned in this report "Global Sodium Alginate Industry Report 2015" include: Qingdao Bright Moon Seaweed Group, FMC, Kimica, Shandong Jiejing Group, Danisco(Dupont), Cargill, Qingdao Gather Great Ocean, Lianyungang Huanyu Seaweed and Suntex Seaweed.
Sodium alginate was converted into its dialdehyde derivative by periodate oxidation [19].
The company has also filed a patent application based on a sodium alginate for a programed timed release of active ingredients with predetermined lag period.
Sodium alginate too, almost in all cases, had a negative effect on the TTF and sludge dewatering compared with the control sample.
Other features at Sweets Middle East and Sweet & SnackTec Middle East include live dessert demonstrations and chocolate tasting from international chefs, who will be showcasing new methods using molecular techniques involving nitrogen, calcium and sodium alginate.
The polymer used was sodium alginate which is an inexpensive, nontoxic product extracted from kelp.
2% sodium alginate gel) by excision, incision and dead space wound models on Swiss Albino rats (175-225g).
While transforming a liquid into a pearl isn't new, and can be done with sodium alginate in a calcite bath, what's new is an easy process for making the pearls.
PN-HCl was encapsulated with sodium alginate by emulsion coacervation process before being supplemented in the experimental diets.