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Compound Summary for: CID 11966249

Carrageenan

Also known as: kappa-Carrageenan; CHEBI:10583; kappa-carrageenans; I14-58084
Molecular Formula: C24H36O25S2-2   Molecular Weight: 788.65764   InChIKey: ZNOZWUKQPJXOIG-XSBHQQIPSA-L
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.   From: MeSH
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