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Alginate is a natural polysaccharide exhibiting excellent biocompatibility and biodegradability, having many different… Expand Alginates have become an extremely important family of polysaccharides because of their utility in preparing hydrogels at mild pH… Expand Microcapsules of alginate cross-linked with divalent ions are the most common system for cell immobilization. In this study, we… Expand Alginate hydrogels are currently being employed and explored for a broad range of medical applications including cell… Expand ABSTRACT Alginates are established among the most versatile biopolymers, used in a wide range of applications. The conventional… Expand For many ionic polysaccharides, the ability to form gels in the presence of divalent cations such as calcium is the key to… Expand Alginate hydrogels are used extensively in cell encapsulation, cell transplantation, and tissue engineering applications… Expand Present and future applications of alginates are mainly linked to the most striking feature of the alginate molecule; i.e. a sol… Expand Abstract Alginate is a copolymer of β-d-mannuronic acid and α-l-guluronic acid (GulA), linked together by 1–4 linkages. The… Expand Calcium alginate gel beads were prepared from a range of well characterized alginates. The physical properties of beads depended… Expand