"Alginate is like jello and contains lot of water. It will also shrivel when it dries out. The resins I am familar with are all incompatible with water, the ..."
"As alginate is like a straight chain with a molecular weight of several to tens of thousands, it is assumed that alginate could pass through the ''barrier of the PEG ..."
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