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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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Effect of substrate concentrations on enzyme activity was analyzed by measuring the CELTN activity using various concentrations of sodium carboxymethyl cellulose ranging from 0.1 to 1% in sodium acetate buffer (pH 4.8) at 90AdegC.
Aminabhavi, "Semi-interpenetrating polymer network microspheres of gelatin and sodium carboxymethyl cellulose for controlled release of ketorolac tromethamine," Carbohydrate Polymers, vol.
Sodium arsenite (As) (dissolved in distilled water) was used to induce ovarian oxidative stress in mice of the latter four groups ( n = 40), using intraperitoneal injection of 8 mg/kg sodium As once every other day for 16 days.[sup][14] These mice were meanwhile treated by intragastric administration of 0, 100, 150, or 200 mg/kg ( n = 10/group) curcumin (dissolved in 0.5% sodium carboxymethyl cellulose solution) once per day for 21 days.
In this study, the efficiency of polymethylvinylether-maleic anhydride (PVM-MA) based denture adhesive was compared with carboxymethyl cellulose (CC) based denture adhesive in new complete denture wearers.
The tested substrates were of the following polymers: beechwood xylan, oat-spelt xylan, [alpha]-cellulose, carboxymethyl cellulose, starch, and barley [beta]-glucan [14, 15].
Patients were divided into two groups: group I (n = 30) topical carboxymethyl cellulose (CMC) and group II (n=30) CMC + NSAID.
Attempts at preventing adhesions have included improving surgical techniques (3); reducing serosal injury; using anticoagulants such as heparin to prevent fibrin deposition (4,5), hyaluronidase and streptokinase to remove fibrin exudation (6), or dexamethasone to inhibit fibroblastic growth; and applying sodium carboxymethyl cellulose (SCMC) (7).
Development of novel inhibitory methods for potassium bitartrate stabilization of wines has led to the commercialization of two revolutionary non-subtractive methods for stabilization: addition of carboxymethyl cellulose (CMC) reported in this article, and addition of a specific mannoprotein that will be the subject of a future article.
Carboxymethyl cellulose (CMC) and chitosan are naturally abundant polymers that have been utilized as proton conducting polymers for many years due to their desirable attributes such as renewable, biodegradable, biofunctional, non-toxic, environmentally/ecologically friendly materials and were reported to have strong antibacterial activities [11,12].
Among all the polysaccharides, carboxymethyl cellulose is an anionic water-soluble polysaccharide.
Milk samples 200ml each were inoculated with sucrose skimmed milk powder carboxymethyl cellulose (CMC) along with varying concentrations of starter culture and incubated at 45oC for 5 hours for yogurt preparation.