alginic acid

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al·gin·ic acid

An insoluble colloidal acid in the form of a carboxylated polysaccharide that is abundant in the cell walls of brown algae.
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alginic acid

(Elements & Compounds) a white or yellowish powdery polysaccharide having marked hydrophilic properties. Extracted from kelp, it is used mainly in the food and textile industries and in cosmetics and pharmaceuticals. Formula: (C6H8O6)n; molecular wt: 32 000–250 000
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al•gin′ic ac′id

(ælˈdʒɪn ɪk)
an insoluble colloidal acid, (C6H8O6)n, found in the cell walls of various kelps: used as a thickener or stabilizer, esp. in ice cream, and for sizing paper.
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Noun1.alginic acid - a gum used especially as a thickener or emulsifieralginic acid - a gum used especially as a thickener or emulsifier
gum - any of various substances (soluble in water) that exude from certain plants; they are gelatinous when moist but harden on drying
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Summary: The commercially available alginic acid is mainly extracted from sea weeds.
Algin or alginic acid, meanwhile, is used as another stabilizing agent for several food products, as a sizing agent in paper manufacture, and as thickening agent in print pastes and painting coatings.
The contact lens utilises alginic acid, which is a formulated natural moisturising agent extracted from seaweed.
Influence of alginic acid and fucoidan on the immune responses of head kidney leukocytes in cod.
The contributors discuss the properties of geomembranes for landfill liners, enzymatic biofuel cells implanted in animals, the synthesis of sodium dodecyl sulphate intercalated zirconium phosphate, a grafted alginic acid copolymer adhesive, titanium oxide nanocomposite membranes for water treatment, and electrochemical cholesterol nanosensors.
Muzzarelli, Natural Chelating Polymers; Alginic Acid, Chitin and Chitosan, Pergamon Press, 1973.
It was reported that the calcium salts of pectinic acid, pectic acid, alginic acid, and carboxymethyl cellulose enhanced the breaking force of Alaska pollock surimi, whereas their sodium salts except Na-pectinate failed to increase the breaking force.
Barikani, "Alginic acid: a highly efficient renewable and heterogeneous biopolymeric catalyst for one-pot synthesis of the Hantzsch 1,4-dihydropyridines," RSC Advances, vol.
These optimized conditions can be executed for the mass production of alginic acid on pilot scale.
We attempted to modify the FD using alginic acid (ALG) or chitosan (CS) as additives.