methylcellulose


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methylcellulose

[′meth·əl′sel·yə‚lōs]
(organic chemistry)
A grayish-white powder derived from cellulose; swells in water to a colloidal solution; soluble in glacial acetic acid; used in water-based paints and ceramic glazes, for leather tanning, and as a thickening and sizing agent, adhesive, and food additive. Also known as cellulose methyl ether.
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Chung, Effect of methylcellulose admixture on the mechanical properties of cement.
2012) on the application of coatings methylcellulose in potato snacks, concluding that such coatings with and without the addition of sorbitol does not affect the texture.
Pseudomonas fluorescens and Trichoderma harzanium were selected and seeds of host crop were dipped in bio-control microorganism methylcellulose suspension and dried under laminar flour chamber.
This material has only two components: methylcellulose that forms a gel and holds the cells together, and hyaluronan, which keeps the cells alive.
In this research, carboxyl methylcellulose (CMC) was chosen due to its superior properties as a polymer host and doped with ammonium chloride (AC).
Recently hydroxypropyl methylcellulose edible coatings containing propolis extract were developed to minimise the postharvest decay of table grapes (Pastor et al.
TABLE 2 Common treatments for constipation Bulk-forming laxatives absorb water, increasing fecal mass * psyllium seed (Metamucil) * methylcellulose (Citrucel) * calcium polycarbophil (FiberCon) * wheat Dextran (Benefiber) Surfactant agents lower the surface tension of stool, allowing water to enter the stool * docusate sodium (Colace) Osmotic laxatives contain poorly/nonabsorbed substances, leading to intestinal water secretion * polyethylene glycol (MiraLAX) * magnesium citrate (Milk of Magnesia) Stimulant laxatives increase colonic transit and alter electrolyte transport across the colonic mucosa * bisacodyl (Dulcolax) * senna (Senokot)
Microspheres based on methylcellulose or hydroxypropyl methylcellulose phthalate (HPMCP) were prepared by spray drying technique.
Both Nissin Chemical and Shin-Etsu MicroSi are wholly owned subsidiaries of ShinEtsu Chemical, the world's largest supplier of semiconductor materials and silicones, PVC resins, synthetic quartz glass and methylcellulose.
The Dow Chemical Company and Cambrex have completed and opened the operational facility for Dow's Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose Acetate Succinate (HPMCAS) for Drug Solubility Enhancement.
Sodiumcarboxymethylcellulose (CMC) and methylcellulose (MC) did strongly inhibit both the adhesion of the major rumen fibrolytic species to fibrous feed particle (Kudo et al.