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Alginic acid sodium salt from brown algae

low viscosity

Algin, Sodium alginate
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Quality Level

biological source

algae (brown)




4-12 cP, 1 % in H2O(25 °C)

storage temp.


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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.


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



Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

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The in vitro phosphorylation by [gamma-32P]ATP of a 34-kDa plasma membrane-associated protein (pp34) from tomato and potato is strongly enhanced in the presence of alpha-1,4-D-polygalacturonic acid (PGA) fragments (Farmer, E. E., Pearce, G., and Ryan, C. A. (1989) Proc. Natl.
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The Plant cell, 32(11), 3576-3597 (2020-09-05)
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