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Alginic acid sodium salt from brown algae

BioReagent, suitable for plant cell culture, low viscosity, powder

Algin, Sodium alginate
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Quality Level

biological source

algae (brown)

product line





cell culture | plant: suitable


4-12 cP, 1 % in H2O(25 °C)(lit.)

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Alginic acid, alginate, is an anionic polysaccharide distributed widely in the cell walls of brown algae. Alginate is biocompatible and gels in the presence of divalent cations such as calcium making it useful for cell encapsulation and immobilization. Immobilized cells have use in bioproduction and bioremediation processes.


100 g 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 Germany


Flash Point F

Not applicable

Flash Point C

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Scott C Pierobon et al.
Biotechnology and bioengineering, 114(9), 2023-2031 (2017-05-04)
High-density biomass production is currently only realized in biofilm-based photobioreactors. Harvest yields of whole biofilms are self-limited by daughter-upon-parent cell growth that hinders light and leads to respiratory biomass losses. In this work, we demonstrate a sustainable multi-harvest approach for...
Rui Yao et al.
International journal of bioprinting, 5(2.1), 194-194 (2020-07-01)
Rapid reconstruction of functional microvasculature is the urgent challenge of regenerative medicine and ischemia therapy development. The purpose of this study was to provide an alternative solution for obtaining functional blood vessel networks in vivo, through assessing whether hydrogel-based microspheres...
Jordan D Lin et al.
Frontiers in microbiology, 9, 1914-1914 (2018-09-05)
Bacteria are integral to marine carbon cycling. They transfer organic carbon to higher trophic levels and remineralise it into inorganic forms. Kelp forests are among the most productive ecosystems within the global oceans, yet the diversity and metabolic capacity of...
Enrique Sodupe-Ortega et al.
Materials (Basel, Switzerland), 11(8) (2018-08-15)
Most of the studies in three-dimensional (3D) bioprinting have been traditionally based on printing a single bioink. Addressing the complexity of organ and tissue engineering, however, will require combining multiple building and sacrificial biomaterials and several cells types in a...
Andres Sanz-Garcia et al.
Polymers, 12(10) (2020-10-18)
Three-dimensional (3D) bioprinting promises to be essential in tissue engineering for solving the rising demand for organs and tissues. Some bioprinters are commercially available, but their impact on the field of Tissue engineering (TE) is still limited due to their...

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