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Table 1 Physico-chemical properties of agaroses from G. asiatica, G. bailinae, G. lemaneiformis, Sigma, and Biowest

From: Modification and comparison of three Gracilaria spp. agarose with methylation for promotion of its gelling properties

Agarose GTa (°C) MT (°C) GS (g cm−2) SC (%) EEO
C T C T C T C T C T
G. asiatica 38 ± 1.2 37 ± 0.3 88 ± 0.8 88 ± 1.5 872 ± 15.8 1024 ± 17.0** 0.17 ± 0.01 0.13 ± 0.02* 0.16 ± 0.005 0.12 ± 0.002*
G. bailinae 39 ± 0.8 38 ± 0.3 89 ± 1.0 89 ± 0.5 879 ± 26.9 1003 ± 13.6** 0.20 ± 0.01 0.17 ± 0.02* 0.18 ± 0.004 0.16 ± 0.003
G. lemaneiformis 37 ± 0.8 37 ± 0.3 89 ± 1.0 92 ± 0.8 896 ± 23.2 1008 ± 21.6** 0.18 ± 0.02 0.15 ± 0.01* 0.17 ± 0.004 0.15 ± 0.003
Biowest 38 ± 0.8 93 ± 1.9 878 ± 18.1 0.15 ± 0.01 0.13 ± 0.002
Sigma 37 ± 0.9 92 ± 0.6 1127 ± 23.6 0.12 ± 0.01 0.11 ± 0.003
  1. Results are expressed as mean ± standard deviation (n = 3). Statistically different * p < 0.05, ** p < 0.01 vs control
  2. GT gelling temperature, MT melting temperature, GS gel strength, SC sulfate content, EEO electroendosmosis, C control group, T treatment group