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Equilibrium studies of sorption of lead(II) ions by different pectin compounds.
The adsorption of Pb(II) ions from aqueous solution by different pectin compounds was studied in a batch sorption system. Water-soluble low- and high-esterified pectins and insoluble calcium pectateExpand
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Comparative equilibrium studies of sorption of Pb(II) ions by sodium and calcium alginate.
The absorption of Pb(II) ions from aqueous solution by different alginate compounds was studied in a batch sorption system. Water soluble sodium alginate and insoluble calcium alginate beads wereExpand
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Cerium Binding Activity of Pectins Isolated from the Seagrasses Zostera marina and Phyllospadix iwatensis
Cerium binding activity of three different water soluble pectin compounds of different origin was studied in a batch sorption system. The Langmuir, Freundlich and BET sorption models were adopted toExpand
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Low esterified pectin accelerates removal of lead ions in rats
Dietary pectin is an essential part of human diet possessing numerous beneficial properties including its capacity to bind metal ions, in particular, those of lead. It was suggested that pectins withExpand
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The effects of low-esterified pectin on lead-induced thyroid injury in rats.
The main purpose of the study was to evaluate the effects of low-esterified pectin on lead-induced thyroid injury in rats. Animals were fed 100mg/kg of lead acetate through gavage for 3 weeks. AfterExpand
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Healing and Preventive Effects of Calcium Alginate on Carbon Tetrachloride Induced Liver Injury in Rats
The purpose of this study was to investigate the pharmacological effects of calcium alginate on carbon tetrachloride (CCL4)-induced hepatotoxicity in rats. The study included two experiments. In theExpand
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Effectiveness of pectin extracted from the eelgrass Zostera marina for alleviating lead-induced liver injury
The effects of pectin from the eelgrass Zostera marina on toxic liver injury induced by enteral administration of lead acetate are examined in experiments on rats. The results show that pectin helpsExpand
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Zinc-binding activity of different pectin compounds in aqueous solutions.
The zinc-binding activity of different water-soluble pectin compounds varying according to their degree of esterification and of insoluble calcium pectate beads in aqueous solution was studied in aExpand
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Cerium binding activity of different pectin compounds in aqueous solutions.
Cerium binding activity of different water soluble pectin compounds varying according to their degree of esterification and insoluble calcium pectate beads in aqueous solution was studied in a batchExpand
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Carrageenans as a New Source of Drugs with Metal Binding Properties
Carrageenans are abundant and safe non-starch polysaccharides exerting their biological effects in living organisms. Apart from their known pro-inflammation properties and some pharmacologicalExpand
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