microcrystalline cellulose


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mi·cro·crys·tal·line cel·lu·lose

purified, partially depolymerized cellulose, prepared by treating α-cellulose, obtained as a pulp from fibrous plant material, with mineral acids; used as a tablet diluent.
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Evrard, Microcrystalline Cellulose, a Direct Compression Binder in a Quality by Design Environment-A review, Int.
MATERIALS AND METHOD MaterialsThe materials used were paracetamol powder (May and Baker Nigeria) microcrystalline cellulose and cornstarch (BDH chemicals UK) lactose powder (DVM Veghel Holland) Polyvinylpyrollidone PVP (30000 Merck Germany).
Computer Simulation studies of microcrystalline cellulose Ib.
After a 2-week run-in period, patients were randomized to either 12 weeks of naltrexone or 4 weeks of placebo, taken daily with or without food or water approximately 1 hour before bedtime, in the form of an opaque gelatin capsule with microcrystalline cellulose filler and noncaloric sweetener.
After a 2-week run-in period, patients were randomized to either 12 weeks of naltrexone or 4 weeks of placebo, taken daily with or without food or water ap proximately 1 hour before bedtime, in the form of an opaque gelatin capsule with microcrystalline cellulose filler and noncaloric sweetener.
PEO grades, sodium bicarbonate, microcrystalline cellulose and magnesium stearate were obtained as gift samples from Unichem Laboratories Ltd (Goa, India).
This results in various types of microcrystalline cellulose with different residual moisture and apparent densities, as well as good flow and standardized particle-size distribution.
Thanks to the acquisition, which adds extensive expertise in pharmaceutical microcrystalline cellulose (MCC) and sodium carboxyl methyl cellulose (SCMC) production, DMV-Fonterra will be able to cut its supply chain and formulation costs.
We read with interest the article by Sigdel, Gemind, and Tomashefski (1) describing the use of a modified Russell Movat pentachrome stain for distinguishing microcrystalline cellulose (MCC) from other particles found in lung tissue specimens, which was published in the February 2011 edition of the Archives.
Cellulose fibers in the form of microcrystalline cellulose have been widely used in food, cosmetics, and medical products.