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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



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

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
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
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
Hugo P Sondermeijer et al.
Tissue engineering. Part A, 24(9-10), 740-751 (2017-09-25)
Cell implantation for tissue repair is a promising new therapeutic strategy. Although direct injection of cells into tissue is appealing, cell viability and retention are not very good. Cell engraftment and survival following implantation are dependent on a sufficient supply
Julie Vanacker et al.
Fertility and sterility, 99(5), 1363-1368 (2013-02-05)
To evaluate the survival and growth potential of human preantral follicles isolated before and after cryopreservation. Pilot study. Gynecology research unit in a university hospital. Six women aged 27 to 32 years. Six ovarian biopsy samples were cut into two

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