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Encyclopedia of Food and Color Additives, 1, 67-70 (1997)
Tianjia Jiang et al.
Food chemistry, 141(2), 954-960 (2013-06-26)
The effect of a novel alginate/nano-Ag coating material on the preservation quality of shiitake mushroom (Lentinus edodes) during 4±1°C storage was investigated. The results showed that the alginate/nano-Ag coating had quite a beneficial effect on the physicochemical and sensory quality...
Anja Veronovski et al.
International journal of pharmaceutics, 454(1), 58-66 (2013-07-16)
The presented research was oriented towards the preparation of dry biodegradable alginate aerogels with multi-membranes using a multi-step sol-gel process with potential applications as carriers during oral drug delivery. First alginate spherical hydrogels were formed in CaCl2 or BaCl2 solutions...
Alime Cengiz et al.
Foods (Basel, Switzerland), 8(9) (2019-08-28)
The potential use of iron-loaded alginate beads to fortify oil-in-water (O/W) emulsions was studied. Iron-loaded alginate beads with different sizes (0.65, 0.84, 1.5 and 2 mm) were produced by ionic gelation with calcium chloride, leading to 81% encapsulation efficiency (EE)...
Hanhao Dai et al.
Stem cell research & therapy, 11(1), 199-199 (2020-05-27)
Osteoarthritis (OA) is a major cause of limb dysfunction, and distraction arthroplasty which generates intermittent hydrostatic pressure (IHP) is an effective approach for OA treatment. However, the result was not always satisfactory and the reasons remained unresolved. Because aging is...
Abd El-Shafey I Ahmed et al.
Carbohydrate polymers, 92(2), 1934-1941 (2013-02-13)
New N-halamines (I-Cl and II-Cl) based on cellulose extracted from rice straw have been evaluated in single and multistage filtration systems against bacteria and viruses. Escherichia coli and Staphylococcus aureus were used as examples of Gram-negative and Gram-positive bacteria respectively...
S Sai Subhashini et al.
Journal of environmental biology, 34(5), 831-835 (2014-02-25)
The uptake and recovery of Pb (II) ions were investigated by using sodium alginate beads. Biosorption experiments are carried out in batch mode. The experimental results showed that the beads were effective in removing Pb (II) ions from solution. Biosorption...
Geoffrey I N Waterhouse et al.
Food chemistry, 142, 27-38 (2013-09-05)
This study examines the co-extrusion encapsulation of canola oil by alginate, with an antioxidant (quercetin) incorporated either in the oil core or alginate shell. Optical and environmental scanning electron microscopy revealed spherical beads of diameter ∼350μm and wall thickness ∼65μm....
Akeem Mohammed et al.
Carbohydrate polymers, 198, 109-118 (2018-08-11)
Sargassum in the Caribbean region has affected the livelihood of several coastal communities due to the influx of large quantities of the seaweed in recent times. This article seeks to explore how waste Sargassum natans can be utilized to produce...
Soukaina Bouissil et al.
Molecules (Basel, Switzerland), 25(3) (2020-02-13)
Our study aimed to search for seaweed polysaccharides able to stimulate date palm defense mechanisms. Extraction, purification, characterization, and elicitor activity of sodium alginate (FSSA and BBSA) from Moroccan brown seaweeds Fucusspiralis and Bifurcariabifurcata were investigated. FSSA and BBSA were...
Emmanuelle Déat-Lainé et al.
International journal of pharmaceutics, 453(2), 336-342 (2013-06-26)
The evaluation of encapsulated insulin intestinal absorption enhancement was investigated by in vitro methods. Insulin-loaded microparticles (INS-MP) made of whey protein (WP) and alginate (ALG) were prepared by a cold gelation technique. Effect of INS encapsulation toward trypsin and chymotrypsin...
M A Abd El-Ghaffar et al.
Carbohydrate polymers, 92(2), 2095-2102 (2013-02-13)
Chitosan grafted with polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA-g-CS) was prepared via a free-radicals polymerization technique as a carrier for enzyme immobilization. α-Chymotrypsin (CT), as an enzyme model in this study, was immobilized onto the prepared PMMA-g-CS via covalent bonding. Calcium alginate (CA)...
Wei Li et al.
Carbohydrate polymers, 92(2), 2232-2238 (2013-02-13)
Poly(vinyl alcohol) (PVA)/sodium alginate (ALG)/organic rectorite (OREC) composite nanofibrous mats are fabricated by electrospinning aqueous solutions with different mixing ratios. Both good fiber shape and three-dimensional structure of nanofibrous mats can be observed by Field Emission Scanning Electron Microscopy. Energy-dispersive...
Subin M George et al.
Biomicrofluidics, 9(2), 024116-024116 (2015-05-07)
Electro wetting-on-dielectric (EWOD) digital microfluidics (DMF) can be used to develop improved chemical screening platforms using 3-dimensional (3D) cell culture. Alginate hydrogels are one common method by which a 3D cell culture environment is created. This paper presents a study...
A major constituent of brown algae for use in high-capacity Li-ion batteries.
Kovalenko I, et al.
Science, 334(6052), 75-79 (2011)
Javier A Gimpel et al.
Journal of microbiology and biotechnology, 28(10), 1671-1682 (2018-09-05)
Alginate lyases (endo and exo-lyases) are required for the degradation of alginate into its constituting monomers. Efficient bioethanol production and extraction of bioactives from brown algae requires intensive use of these enzymes. Nonetheless, there are few commercial alginate lyase preparations...
Bo Xiao et al.
Gastroenterology, 146(5), 1289-1300 (2014-02-08)
Nanoparticles have been explored as carriers of small interfering RNAs (siRNAs) and might be developed to treat patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Overexpression of CD98 on the surface of colonic epithelial cells and macrophages promotes the development and progression...
Hnin-Ei Thu et al.
International journal of pharmaceutics, 454(1), 99-106 (2013-07-17)
In our previous study, a novel alginate-based bilayer film for slow-release wound dressings was successfully developed. We found that alginate alone yielded poor films; however, the addition of gelatine had significantly enhanced the drug dispersion as well as the physical...
Dina Rodrigues et al.
The Science of the total environment, 461-462, 126-138 (2013-05-30)
Silica monoliths have been used for more than half a century in a wide variety of applications, such as stationary phases for microextraction fibers, capillary columns for chromatography, in the encapsulation of biomolecules for affinity chromatography and for microfluidic or...
Jose Luis Retes-Pruneda et al.
Environmental technology, 35(13-16), 1773-1784 (2014-06-25)
The goal of this research is to find a more effective treatment for tequila vinasses (TVs) with potential industrial application in order to comply with the Mexican environmental regulations. TVs are characterized by their high content of solids, high values...
F Heath Damron et al.
Journal of bacteriology, 195(18), 4020-4036 (2013-06-25)
Pseudomonas aeruginosa is an opportunistic pathogen that can adapt to changing environments and can secrete an exopolysaccharide known as alginate as a protection response, resulting in a colony morphology and phenotype referred to as mucoid. However, how P. aeruginosa senses...
Maria C Arno et al.
Nature communications, 11(1), 1420-1420 (2020-03-19)
The ability to control nanostructure shape and dimensions presents opportunities to design materials in which their macroscopic properties are dependent upon the nature of the nanoparticle. Although particle morphology has been recognized as a crucial parameter, the exploitation of the...
Sisi Feng et al.
Cell reports, 33(10), 108455-108455 (2020-12-10)
The ever-increasing therapeutic and pharmaceutical demand for liver cells calls for systems that enable mass production of hepatic cells. Here we describe a large-scale suspension system that uses human endoderm stem cells (hEnSCs) as precursors to generate functional and transplantable...
Ilona E Kłosowska-Chomiczewska et al.
Molecules (Basel, Switzerland), 26(3) (2021-01-28)
The efficiency of micellar solubilization is dictated inter alia by the properties of the solubilizate, the type of surfactant, and environmental conditions of the process. We, therefore, hypothesized that using the descriptors of the aforementioned features we can predict the...
Cuiling Du et al.
Chemistry, an Asian journal, 8(4), 736-742 (2013-02-13)
A reactive template method was used to fabricate alginate-based hydrogel microcapsules. The uniform and well-dispersed hydrogel capsules have a high drug loading capacity. After they are coated by a folate-linked lipid mixture on the surface, the capsules possess higher cell...
Jian Hua Chen et al.
Journal of hazardous materials, 248-249, 285-294 (2013-02-13)
In this study, we prepared 3-aminopropyl-triethoxysilane (APTEOS) functionalized sodium alginate (SA) porous membrane adsorbent (APTEOS/SA) and tested its adsorption performance for removing of Cr(III) ions. The physico-chemical properties of the pristine and Cr(III) ions loaded APTEOS/SA were investigated by FT-IR...
Chun-Xia Zhu et al.
Zhongguo Zhong yao za zhi = Zhongguo zhongyao zazhi = China journal of Chinese materia medica, 38(20), 3479-3483 (2014-02-05)
To determine the optimum process for preparing Cinnamomi Cortex oil microspheres based on porous silicon dioxide. After porous silica dioxide adsorbed Cinnamomi Cortex oil, Cinnamomi Cortex oil microspheres were prepared by the dropping method, with sodium alginate as the skeleton...
Tse-Kai Fu et al.
Marine drugs, 17(6) (2019-06-19)
More than 80% of infectious bacteria form biofilm, which is a bacterial cell community surrounded by secreted polysaccharides, proteins and glycolipids. Such bacterial superstructure increases resistance to antimicrobials and host defenses. Thus, to control these biofilm-forming pathogenic bacteria requires antimicrobial...
Christina Monsen et al.
Journal of vascular surgery, 59(1), 145-151 (2013-09-24)
Vacuum-assisted wound closure (VAC) therapy may heal wounds faster than conventional dressings after surgical debridement of perivascular groin infections after vascular surgery. Patients with deep infected wounds (Szilagyi grade III) were surgically revised and left open for secondary healing, then...
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