carboxymethylcellulose


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carboxymethylcellulose

[kär‚bäk·sē¦meth·əl ′sel·yə‚lōs]
(organic chemistry)
An acid ether derivative of cellulose used as a sodium salt; a white, odorless, bulky solid used as a stabilizer and emulsifier; negatively charged resin used in ion-exchange chromatography as a cation exchanger. Also known as cellulose gum.
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The components in the formulation of artificial saliva II provided greater adherence of Candida albicans biofilms when compared to artificial saliva I, which contained carboxymethylcellulose.
Colonies of cellulose-degrading bacteria are identified by the appearance of a clear zone around the colony that results from digestion of the carboxymethylcellulose by the bacteria.
carboxymethylcellulose in preventing postoperative adhesion formation" J Reprod.
3] and CaO and the latter included chitosan, carboxymethylcellulose (CMC) and sodium alginate.
Sodium hyaluronate and carboxymethylcellulose (Seprafilm)
6% carboxymethylcellulose (Sigma C-4888) in complete DMEM and incubated at 37[degrees]C.
Anionic AKD emulsions were produced using carboxymethylcellulose (CMC, Aldrich Chemicals, molecular weight 0.
5 mL of overlay medium that contained 3% medium viscosity carboxymethylcellulose prepared in MEM without phenol red with 10% heatinactivated fetal bovine serum, 1% glutamine (2 mmol/L), 100 U penicillin, and 100 [micro]g/mL streptomycin.
Designation D1439: Standard Test Methods for Sodium Carboxymethylcellulose.
Several of the items contain carboxymethylcellulose (CMC), a compound that has been shown to bind to human corneal epithelial cells.
They consist of a variety of ingredients including gelatin, pectin, adhesives, polymers, carboxymethylcellulose, and gelling agents.
One such method involves the use of a bioabsorbable adhesion barrier composed of sodium hyaluronate and carboxymethylcellulose (Seprafilm, Genzyme Corp, Cambridge, MA).