Alginate is a hydrophilic, biocompatible, biodegradable, and relatively economical natural polymer generally found in marine brown algae. The main aim of this book was to present a detailed account of alginates in biomedical and food industry. The contents of this book include properties, history and processing of alginates, their characterization, and applications in food industry and biomedical sciences.
Dr Shakeel is working as an Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, Government Degree College Mendhar. He is one of the renowned researchers working in the area of green and sustainable advanced materials.