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F8190 Sigma-Aldrich

Fucoidan from Fucus vesiculosus

≥95%

Synonym: Fucoidin

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Description

General description

Fucoidan is a fucose-rich, sulfated polysaccharide isolated from several species of brown seaweed.

Application

Fucoidan from Fucus vesiculosus has been to:
• study the application of heparin red in detecting fucoidan
• study its bioactivity as an antimicrobial agent
• study its effects on advanced glycation end-products

Packaging

500 mg in poly bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

Studies of fucoidan have found it to have a broad variety of biological activities including antitumor and antiangogenic activities, immunomodulatory, anti-inflammatory, anticoagulant, antithrombotic, and antioxidant activities. Fucoidan induces macrophage activation with subsequently activates mitogen activated protein kinases (MAPKs) and results in natural killer cell proliferation. Fucoidan acts as a nonselective selectin blocker and has been shown to induce apoptosis and suppress angiogenesis.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
3

Documents

Certificate of Analysis (COA)

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Certificate of Origin (COO)

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