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"Alginates" 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.

MeSH information
Salts of alginic acid that are extracted from marine kelp and used to make dental impressions and as absorbent material for surgical dressings.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Alginates" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Alginates" was a major or minor topic of these publication.