CHEBI:53311 - sodium alginate

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ChEBI Name sodium alginate
Definition A copolymer macromolecule composed of homopolymeric blocks of 1→4-linked homopolymeric blocks of 1→4-linked sodium β-D-mannuronate and sodium α-L-guluronate residues, covalently linked together in different sequences or blocks. The sodium salt of alginic acid.
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Submitter Hilary Burch
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Formula (C6H7O6)nH2NaO
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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 sodium alginate (CHEBI:53311) has part alginate (CHEBI:58187)
sodium alginate (CHEBI:53311) has role hematologic agent (CHEBI:50248)
sodium alginate (CHEBI:53311) is a copolymer macromolecule (CHEBI:53310)
sodium alginate (CHEBI:53311) is a organic sodium salt (CHEBI:38700)
Synonyms Sources
Algiline ChemIDplus
Algin ChemIDplus
Ascophyllum KEGG DRUG
Sodium Alginate ChemIDplus
Sodium alginate KEGG DRUG
Sodium polymannuronate ChemIDplus
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
8192365 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
9005-38-3 CAS Registry Number KEGG DRUG
9005-38-3 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
Last Modified
24 March 2015