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Agar is the healthiest hydrocolloid on the market

Agar is the healthiest hydrocolloid on the market Let’s begin with a short explanation of what hydrocolloids are. Hydrocolloids are a large family of polysaccharides and proteins that dissolve in water as colloids and are highly prone to forming gels. Thanks to these properties, they have a wide variety...

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Did you know that agar is used in diagnostic tests?

Did you know that agar is used in diagnostic tests? Thanks to agar and peptones, nowadays, it is possible to diagnose a large number of diseases. These are, for example, respiratory, digestive tract or urinary diseases. Some of them have effective treatments and others are of concern to the...

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Differences between Gelidium and Gracilaria alga agars

Differences between Gelidium and Gracilaria alga agars Agar-agar comes from different sea vegetables, usually from algae. The most commonly used algae for its production are red Agarophyte algae. There are several species of these algae, but there are two in particular that stand out for their high agar-agar content:...

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