Sodium alginate

Product Code: PS101

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Sodium salt of a polysaccharide obtained from the brown seaweeds (eg Laminaria hyperborea, Laminaria digitata, Ascophyllum nodosum). The chemical structure consists of blocks of polymannuronic acid (poly M), polyguluronic acid (poly G) and alternating blocks of the two uronic acids (poly MG). The main use for alginate is in textile printing where it is used in the printing of cottons with reactive dyes, as a thickener. It is also used as a thickener in the food industry.