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Alginates

Known as: Alginates [Chemical/Ingredient] 
Salts of alginic acid that are extracted from marine kelp and used to make dental impressions and as absorbent material for surgical dressings.
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Review
2013
Review
2013
Alginate is a natural polysaccharide exhibiting excellent biocompatibility and biodegradability, having many different… 
Review
2010
Review
2010
Hydrocolloids are widely used in many food formulations to improve quality attributes and shelf-life. The two main uses are as… 
Review
2008
Review
2008
The variety of wound types has resulted in a wide range of wound dressings with new products frequently introduced to target… 
Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Microcapsules of alginate cross-linked with divalent ions are the most common system for cell immobilization. In this study, we… 
Review
2006
Review
2006
Alginate is a polysaccharide belonging to the family of linear (unbranched), non-repeating copolymers, consisting of variable… 
Review
2002
Review
2002
ABSTRACT Alginates are established among the most versatile biopolymers, used in a wide range of applications. The conventional… 
Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
For many ionic polysaccharides, the ability to form gels in the presence of divalent cations such as calcium is the key to… 
Highly Cited
1999
Review
1997
Review
1997
  • B. RehmS. Valla
  • Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology
  • 1997
  • Corpus ID: 22945330
Abstract Alginate is a copolymer of β-d-mannuronic acid and α-l-guluronic acid (GulA), linked together by 1–4 linkages. The… 
Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
Calcium alginate gel beads were prepared from a range of well characterized alginates. The physical properties of beads depended…