sodium alginate

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sodium alginate

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A colorless or light yellow powdery or crystalline polysaccharide, the sodium salt of alginic acid, used as a food thickener and stabilizer and in medicines, paint, and paper coating.
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Frankel, MD, Department of Pathology, The Ohio State University, E401 Doan Hall, 410 W 10th Ave, Columbus, OH 43210-1228 (e-mail: wendy.
E401 Sodium alginate Made from alginic acid and used for its stabilising effects as well as its ability to suspend, thicken and emulsify.
Ingredients: Reconstituted milk; double Jersey cream; sugar; emulsifier E471(of vegetable origin); natural vanilla extract; stabiliser E401 (of vegetable origin).