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.

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves


NONH for all modes of transport

WGK Germany


Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

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