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Carrageenan

"Carrageenan" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A water-soluble extractive mixture of sulfated polysaccharides from RED ALGAE. Chief sources are the Irish moss CHONDRUS CRISPUS (Carrageen), and Gigartina stellata. It is used as a stabilizer, for suspending COCOA in chocolate manufacture, and to clarify BEVERAGES.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Carrageenan" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Carrageenan" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 44 publications over 18 distinct years, with a maximum of 9 publications in 2006
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