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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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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Photocrosslinked and biodegradable alginate hydrogels were engineered for biomedical applications. Photocrosslinkable alginate… Expand
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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… Expand
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Review
2006
Review
2006
Cell microencapsulation holds promise for the treatment of many diseases by the continuous delivery of therapeutic products. The… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Degradability is often a critical property of materials utilized in tissue engineering. Although alginate, a naturally derived… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Alginate hydrogels are currently being employed and explored for a broad range of medical applications including cell… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Alginates are being increasingly used for cell encapsulation and tissue engineering applications; however, these materials cannot… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Alginate hydrogels are used extensively in cell encapsulation, cell transplantation, and tissue engineering applications… Expand
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Review
1997
Review
1997
Present and future applications of alginates are mainly linked to the most striking feature of the alginate molecule; i.e. a sol… Expand
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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… Expand
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