carboxymethylcellulose


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carboxymethylcellulose

 [kahr-bok″se-meth″il-sel´u-lōs]
a substituted cellulose polymer of variable size, used as the sodium or calcium salt as a pharmaceutical suspending agent, tablet excipient, and viscosity-increasing agent; the sodium salt is also used as a laxative.

car·box·y·meth·yl·cel·lu·lose

(kar-bok'sē-meth'il-sel'yū-lōs),
A cellulose derivative that forms a colloidal dispersion in water; indigestible and nonabsorbable systemically; absorbs water and is used as a bulk laxative. Can also be used as a suspending agent.

carboxymethylcellulose

(kär-bŏk′sē-mĕth′əl-sĕl′yə-lōs′)
n.
A derivative of cellulose whose sodium salt is used in the manufacture of processed foods as a stabilizing and emulsifying agent, in drugs to add viscosity and lubrication, and in sizing paper and textiles.

carboxymethylcellulose

A drug used as artificial saliva in the treatment of dry mouth. A brand name is Glandosane.

car·box·y·meth·yl·cel·lu·lose

(kahr-bok'sē-meth'il-sel'yū-lōs)
Cellulose derivative that forms a colloidal dispersion in water; used as a bulk laxative and suspending agent.
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[16] Hardten et al., 2007, similar to our study used cyclosporine 0.05% in conjunction with carboxymethylcellulose and showed better improvement in subjective symptoms of ocular surface disease (OSDI scores) compared to artificial tears alone.
The endo-[beta]-1,4-glucanase was treated in 1% carboxymethylcellulose sodium at 50[degrees]C.
One part of sodium carboxymethylcellulose (high viscosity) was mixed with a KitchenAid into 9 parts of liquid composed of defined concentrations of SE, ASM, or deionized water.
Thirty contributors have jointly written the 23 chapters whose titles are: Introduction to industrial gums; Conformational origins of polysaccharide solution and gel properties; Chemical modification of gums; Biosynthesis of extracellular polysaccharides (exopolysaccharides); Agar; Algin; Carrageenan; Guar, locust bean, tara and fenugreek gums; Aloe, chia, flaxseed, okra, psyllium seed, quince seed and tamarind gums; Pectin; Hemicelluloses; Exudate gums; Xanthan, gellan, welan and rhamsan; Dextran; Curdlan; Pullulan; Scleroglucan; Methylcellulose and its derivatives; Hydroxyalkyl and ethyl esters of cellulose; Sodium carboxymethylcellulose; Starch-based gums; Chitin; and Analysis of gums in foods.
So Levy and his colleagues at the NIAID stabilized poly I poly C against enzymatic breakdown by adding polylysine and carboxymethylcellulose to the compound.
Groups I, II, VI, and VII were administered 1% w/v carboxymethylcellulose (CMC) per oral at a dose of 10 ml/kg body wt.
Cellulolytic enzyme assays: Three methods were used to detect the cellulolytic enzymes, including cellulose agar clearance, dye staining of carboxymethylcellulose agar and esculin plus iron agar.
Several doses of VAS, VAO, and DVAS were dissolved and diluted with 0.5% carboxymethylcellulose (CMC-Na) solution, and 3.6% hydrochloric acid was the pH regulator.
Carboxymethylcellulose sodium salt (CMCNa) and hydroxyethylcellulose (HEC) were used as precursors for the hydrogel synthesis.
Enzyme activities were determined by measuring reducing sugar formation from 0.5% sodium carboxymethylcellulose (i.e.
A device was built to allow testing in artificial saliva (0.084% sodium chloride, 0.12% potassium chloride, 0.005% magnesium chloride, 0.015% calcium chloride, 1% carboxymethylcellulose, 100 mL distilled water, 0.18% methylparaben; pH 6.24) (Figure 2, D).
Some were roasted and coated with carboxymethylcellulose, whey protein isolate and zein.