CHEBI:17548 - alginic acid

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ChEBI Name alginic acid
ChEBI ID CHEBI:17548
Definition A linear copolymer macromolecule composed of homopolymeric blocks of 1→4-linked β-D-mannuronic acid and α-L-guluronic acid residues, covalently linked together in different sequences or blocks.
Stars This entity has been manually annotated by the ChEBI Team.
Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:271, CHEBI:11097, CHEBI:22308, CHEBI:18823
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Formulae (C12H16O13)n
(C6H8O6)n.H2O
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 0.0
Monoisotopic Mass 0.0
Roles Classification
Application(s): hematologic agent
Drug that acts on blood and blood-forming organs and those that affect the hemostatic system.
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Outgoing alginic acid (CHEBI:17548) has role hematologic agent (CHEBI:50248)
alginic acid (CHEBI:17548) is a copolymer macromolecule (CHEBI:53310)
alginic acid (CHEBI:17548) is a exopolysaccharide (CHEBI:72813)
alginic acid (CHEBI:17548) is a heteroglycan (CHEBI:16966)
alginic acid (CHEBI:17548) is conjugate acid of alginate (CHEBI:58187)
Incoming alginate (CHEBI:58187) is conjugate base of alginic acid (CHEBI:17548)
INN Source
alginic acid ChemIDplus
Synonyms Sources
(Alginate)n KEGG COMPOUND
(Alginate)n+1 KEGG COMPOUND
Alginate KEGG COMPOUND
Alginic acid KEGG COMPOUND
Norgine ChemIDplus
Manual Xrefs Databases
Alginic_acid Wikipedia
C01768 KEGG COMPOUND
D02324 KEGG DRUG
G10593 KEGG GLYCAN
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
8192143 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
9005-32-7 CAS Registry Number KEGG COMPOUND
9005-32-7 CAS Registry Number KEGG DRUG
9005-32-7 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
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15 July 2016