Sodium alginate is a natural polysaccharide hydrocolloid extracted from marine plant red algae, which is generally white to light yellow powder, odorless and tasteless.
Alginate is a natural polysaccharide at levels of 30 to 60% in certain species of brown algae (on a dry weight basis).
Alginate is considered to have dietary fiber properties.
Alginic acid accumulates in brown seaweeds and forms a structural element of the cell walls. This accumulation of alginate also gives inflexibility to seaweed and allows the seaweed to repel tidal forces. Alginic acid was first insulated and named by a Scottish scientist, Dr.E.C.C. Stanford, in 1883. Also, alginic acid and its derivations have been employed as a hydrocolloid in a variety of operations similar to food complements, medicinals, cosmetics, and cloth printing.
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