ethylcellulose


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eth·yl·cel·lu·lose

(eth'il-sel'yū-lōs),
An ethyl ether of cellulose, used as a tablet binder.

ethylcellulose

(ĕth″ĭl-sĕl′ū-lōs)
An ether of cellulose, used in preparing drugs.
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The formulation of flurbiprofen loaded microspheres using hydroxypropylmethylcellulose and ethylcellulose. Adv.
The final colloidal paste was characterized by the following composition (wt/wt): 5% Ti[O.sub.2], 0.5% acetic acid, 2.5% ethylcellulose, 87% terpineol, and 5% ethanol.
(12) Xiao, C, Plasticized Ethylcellulose for Controlled Release Tablets, chapter 2, A Dissertation Presented for The Graduate Studies Council The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, 2007.
Products will include high performance cellulosics (methylcellulose, hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, hydroxyethyl methylcellulose, carboxymethyl cellulose, ethylcellulose, hydroxyethyl cellulose, and nitrocellulose) as well as companion chemistries (polyethylene oxide, redispersible latex powders, and cationic polymers).
Likewise ethylcellulose, tertiary butylhydroquinone and starch aluminium octenyle succinate.
The company's range of products is comprised of, but not limited to, epoxies, polyurethanes, polyesters, alkyds, nitrocellulose, UV chemistries, ethylcellulose, vinyls, acrylics, acid resists, gaming/security and special effects inks.
Enteric coatings generally consist of various polymers, such as cellulose acetate phthalate, cellulose acetate butyrate, ethylcellulose, polyvinyl acetate phthalate, and methacrylate copolymers.
When the tablet is chewed, cracks form around the ethylcellulose polymers, then gastric juices inside the body combine with the polyethylene oxide to form the glue-like substance to seal the cracks.
Prevention of soaking injury in edible soybean seeds by ethylcellulose coating.
Table 5 - nature of polymeric material Polyamide Interfacial polycondensation Poly(alkyl cyanoacrylate) Emulsion polymerization Albumin, polysaccharide Suspension crosslinking Gelatin, gum arabic, Coacervation ethylcellulose Biodegradable polyester Solvent evaporation/ Cellulose acetate Solvent extraction Synthetic polymers Solvent evaporation/ Polystyrene Solvent extraction Polycarbonate Polystyrene-methyl methacrylate Polyester Silicone
Neau, "Studies on the interaction of water with ethylcellulose: effect of polymer particle size," AAPS PharmSciTech, vol.