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Definition of the noun algin

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noun - plural: algins

  1. a gum used especially as a thickener or emulsifier
    • lexical domain: Substances - nouns denoting substances
    • synonym of algin: alginic acid
    • more generic word: gum = any of various substances (soluble in water) that exude from certain plants

Alternative definition of the noun algin

noun

  1. Any of various gelatinous gums, derivatives of alginic acid, derived from algae.

Place

ALGIN is an Aviation waypoint.

  • also known as ALGIN fix, waypoint ALGIN, fix ALGIN, ALGIN waypoint

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Google previewINDEX TO THE MISCELLANEOUS DOCUMENTS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENATIVES FOR THE FIRST SESSION OF THE FORTY-EIGHTH CONGRESS (1884)

Algin is the name given by Edward 0. C. Stanford to a new substance obtained...

Algin is an excellent non-conductor of electricity, and can be used also in emulsifying oils and fining wines and spirits. (Chem. News, xlvtt, 254.) A new acid has ...

Google previewHandbook on Textile Auxiliaries, Dyes and Dye Intermediates Technology (2009)

by NPCS Board of Consultants & Engineers

Algin is a polysaccharide found in all brown seaweeds, phaeophycea, which grow on rocky shores or in ocean areas that...

Google previewAnnual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution (1885)

1883

Algin is the name given by Edward 0. C. Stanford to a new substance obtained from some of the commoner species of marine algae, and which possess valuable properties as a gelatizer. It has characteristic reactions distinguishing it from ...

Google previewAn Account of the Progress in Chemistry in the Year 1882[-1886] (1883)

by Henry Carrington Bolton

Algin is the name given by Edward C. C. Stanford to a new substance obtained from some of the commoner species of marine algae, and which possess valuable properties as a gelatizer. It has characteristic reactions distinguishing it from ...

Google previewAnnual Report (1885)

Algin is the name given by Edward C. C. Stanford to a new substance obtained from some of the commoner species of marine algae, and which possess...

Google previewThe Complete Technology Book On Synthetic Resins With Formulae & Processes (2005)

by Niir Board Of Consultants & Engineers

Algin is a polysaccharide found in all brown seaweeds, Phaeophyceae, which grow on rocky shores or in ocean areas...

Google previewChemistry Articles (1866)

Pamphlet Volume by Henry Carrington Bolton

Algin is the name given by Edward C. C. Stanford to a new substance obtained from some of the commoner species of marine algae, and which possess valuable properties as a gelatizer. It has characteristic reactions distinguishing it from ...

Google previewReport of the Board of Regents (1885)

Algin is the name given by Edward C. C. Stanford to a new substance obtained from some of the commoner species of marine algse, and which possess valuable...

Algin is an excellent non-conductor of electricity, and can be used also in ...

Google previewANNUAL REPORT OF THE SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION FOR THE YEAR 1883 (1885)

Algin is the name given by Edward C. C. Stanford to a' new substance obtained from some of the commoner species of marine algae, and which possess valuable properties as a gelatizer. It has characteristic reactions distinguishing it from ...

Google previewCongressional Series of United States Public Documents (1884)

Algin is the name given by Edward C. C. Stanford to a new substance obtained from some of the commoner species of marine...

Google previewAwareness Environmental Education IX (2010)

by Dr. M.P. Mishra

Algin is an important chemical derived from a marine plant called as .............................. . 5. About 40% of the ...

Google previewA dictionary of applied chemistry (1922)

by Sir Thomas Edward Thorpe

The soluble algin is a definite salt of sodium, having the composition, when pure, C7,H750„N,Na, Commercial algin or sodium alginate resembles gum arabic, and in the sheet form can scarcely be distinguished from gelatin, from which it ...

Google previewLeung's Encyclopedia of Common Natural Ingredients (2011)

Used in Food, Drugs and Cosmetics by Ikhlas A. Khan, Ehab A. Abourashed

Algin is a collective term for the hydrophilic colloidal substance isolated from certain brown algae (class Phaeophyceae). The most commonly used algae include members of the followinggenera: Macrocystis,Laminaria,and Ascophyllum.

Google previewHow to Make a Puppy! (2008)

A Practical Guide for Dog Breeders with 100+ Illustrations. by Sy Guth

Algin is a fibre that absorbs toxins and nutrients from the digestive system— improving digestion. Kelp also helps to stimulate kidney function, to increase circulation, and to purifythe blood and has been known to lessen inflamed joints and ...

Google previewFortschritte der Chemie Organischer Naturstoffe / Progress in the Chemistry of Organic Natural Products / Progrès dans la Chimie des Substances Organiques Naturelles (2012)

Algin is the name given to the mixed salts of alginic acid, which is primarily a structural component of the plant, as is evidenced by its occurrence in both stipes and fronds, in the middle lamella and primary cell-walls, constituting between 20 ...

Google previewThe American Perfumer and Essential Oil Review (1920)

Algin is a substance whose properties are widely known, being a vegetable gum of extremely high viscosity. Its manufacture and use is on a firm footing in Europe, but so far the industry has never become well established in this country, ...

Google previewFood: Facts And Principles (2001)

by N. Shakuntala O. Manay

Algin is a product of brown algae. It is composed of D-mannuronic and D- galacturonic acids. The carboxylic groups are neutralized by various natural cations. If they are replaced by a single cation (sodium, potassium, ammonium, etc.) ...

Google previewEssentials of Carbohydrate Chemistry (1998)

by John F. Robyt

Algin is a copolymer containing blocks of the two types of residues [99] and segments that alternate in a fairly regular manner [100] (see Fig. 6.12A). X-ray diffraction studies have indicated that the D-mannuronic acid units are in the Cl ( 4Cj) ...

Google previewPaper (1919)

A Weekly Technical Journal for Paper and Pulp Mills

Algin is a substance whose properties are widely known, being a vegetable gum of extremely high viscosity. Its manufacture and use are on a firm footing in Europe, but so far the industry has never become well established in this country, ...

Google previewDictionary of Food Ingredients (2011)

by Robert S. Igoe

Algin—Gum derived from alginic acid which is obtained from brown seaweed genera, such as Macrocystis pyrifera. The derivatives are sodium, ammonium, and potassium alginates of which the sodium salt is most common. They are used to ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Entomology (2011)

ALGIN Noun. (Etymology ...

Google previewDictionary of Food and Ingredients (2012)

by Robert S. Igoe

Algin Gum derived from alginic acid which is obtained from brown seaweed genera, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Marine Science (2009)

by C. Reid Nichols, Robert G. Williams

They are processed into the valuable thickening agent called algin. Algin is found in the cell wells of kelp and has many food science and pharmaceutical applications. Like carrageenan, algin is used as a thickener and binding agent.

Google previewA Dictionary of Chemistry (2016)

by Richard Rennie, Jonathan Law

Algin strongly absorbs water to form a viscous gel. It is produced commercially from a variety of species of Laminaria and from Macrocystis pyrifera in the form of alginates, which are used mainly as a stabilizer and texturing agent in the food ...

Google previewChemical Dictionary of Economic Plants (2001)

by Jeffrey B. Harborne, Herbert Baxter

Algin. Alginic acid 665 The seaweeds, Laminaria hyperbaria and also Ascophyllum nodosum (Phaeophyta). Plant gum. Alginic acid is a polysaccharide of the cell wall and is derived from D-mannuronic acid and L-galacturonic acid.

Google previewBlackie’s Dictionary of Biology (2000)

by Blackie

Alcoholic fermentation Algin Alcoholic fermentation Anaerobic carbohydrate breakdown pathway that produces ATP and ethanol. Alcoholic Fermentation Source: alcoholicfermentation.net Aldolase B Also called fructose 1-phosphate aldolase, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia and Handbook of Materials, Parts and Finishes, Third Edition (2016)

by Mel Schwartz

Dry seaweed contains up to 30% alginic acid; the watersoluble salts of this acid are called algin. It belongs to the group of complex, openchain uronic acids that occur widely in plant and animal tissues and are related to the proteins and ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Plant Sciences (2012)

by Michael Allaby

algin. A salt (usually the sodium salt) of alginic acid, a complex polysaccharide present in the cell walls and between the cells in brown seaweeds (*Phaeophyta) . When extracted from the seaweed and mixed with water, many algins make very ...

Google previewCollier's New Encyclopedia (1921)

A Loose-leaf and Self-revising Reference Work ; with Illustrations and Ninety-six Maps

ALGIN, a jellylike substance found in marine algae. It was discovered in 1881 by E. C. C. Stanford, of Glasgow. If the leaflike thalli of a laminaria are immersed in water containing a little carbonate of soda, the whole cellular fabric of the plant ...

Google previewFoods and Food Production Encyclopedia (2012)

by Douglas M. Considine

Calcium Alginate (Algin) [(C6H7O6)2Caln White or ...

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The value of this 5-letter word is 6 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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