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A1112

Sigma-Aldrich

Alginic acid sodium salt from brown algae

low viscosity

Synonym(s):
Algin, Sodium alginate
CAS Number:
MDL number:
NACRES:
NA.25

Quality Level

biological source

algae (brown)

form

powder

viscosity

4-12 cP, 1 % in H2O(25 °C)

storage temp.

2-8°C

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Application

Acid hydrolysates of alginic acid can be used to prepare a-1,4-~-Polyguluronic and B- 1,4-~-Polymannuronic acids
Alginate, a colloidal polyuronic acid structural molecule capable of gelation, is used in the preparation of colloidal biodegradable structures such as gels, biofilms, beads, nanoparticles, and microcapsules suitable for applications that range from gel based separation technologies to drug delivery and cell preservation.

Packaging

100, 250, 500 g in poly bottle
1 kg in poly bottle

Other Notes

A straight-chain, hydrophilic, colloidal, polyuronic acid composed of glucuronic and mannuronic acid residues.

Storage Class Code

13 - Non Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

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