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al·gi·nate

 (ăl′jə-nāt′)
n.
A salt of alginic acid, widely used as a thickening or gelling agent.
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alginate

(ˈældʒɪˌneɪt)
n
(Elements & Compounds) a salt or ester of alginic acid
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alginate

n alginato
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M2 PRESSWIRE-September 2, 2019-: Sodium Alginate Market To Exhibit A CAGR Of 5.43%; Analysis & Forecast By Key Players, Regions, Types and Applications 2019-2024 | Radiant Insights, Inc
Owing to the growing demand and variation in composition of alginate extracted from different species, there is rising interest in synthesis of alginate by bacteria.
Suo and co-workers developed highly stretchable, tough alginate/PAM hybrid DN hydrogels with alginate network ionically crosslinked by various multivalent cations (e.g., [Ca.sup.2+], [Fe.sup.3+], and [Al.sup.3+]) [18, 29].
The maker mixes alginate and water in a large plastic bowl by hand until it resembles thin lumpy oatmeal.
DEHYDRATED HUMAN umbilical cord allograft may have benefit over alginate wound dressings as a treatment for chronic, nonhealing diabetic foot ulcers (DFU), findings from an industry-funded, randomized controlled study suggest.
Keywords: Alginate Impression material, Irreversible hydrocolloid, Impression faults.
Encapsulation of explant for synthetic seed production: For encapsulation, nodal segments of size 3 mm were excised from in vitro culture of rose and dipped in sterile solution of sodium alginate (as gel matrix) of various concentrations (1-4%) prepared in full strength MS salts lacking sucrose and phytohormones.
Therefore, the aim of this study was to evaluate the viability of Lactobacillus acidophilus in alginate microparticles containing different prebiotic sources (rice bran, inulin and hi-maize) produced by external ionic gelation technique followed by freeze-drying when exposed to simulated gastrointestinal conditions and storage at different temperatures.
Our objective was to evaluate alginate and alginate-chitosan as encapsulating polymers for glycerol.
The researchers measured the effects of food additives, alpha-amylase, alginate, xanthan, guar gum, carrageenan, carboxymethyl cellulose, distilled monoglyceride and sodium stearoyl lactylate on the hardness of the steamed rice cakes.