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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.


(kɑrˌbɒk siˌmɛθ əlˈsɛl yəˌloʊs)

a white, water-soluble polymer derived from cellulose, used as a coating and sizing for paper and textiles, a food stabilizer, and an appetite suppressor.


n carboximetilcelulosa
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Abbreviations AA Acrylic acid AMPS 2-Acryloy lamino-2-methy 1-1 -propanesul- fonic acid APT Attapulgite CMC Sodium carboxymethylcellulose NNMBA N, A'-Methylenebisacrylamide PEG polyethylene glycol [V.
As vegetative analogues to pharmaceutical gelatin, carboxymethylcellulose CMC Akutsel 3265; cognac gum; pectin ARA 105 and sodium alginate NO4-600 were used.
Phase II Assessment of a New Carboxymethylcellulose (CMC) Silver Glove in the Management of Partial-Thickness/Second-Degree Hand Burn.
Prior to the first lab session, carboxymethylcellulose agar plates should be prepared (12 per student group) according to the following recipe to make 3 L of agar (120 plates, for a class of 30 students): 15.
No Process Composition 1 Sizing Starch, waxes, carboxymethylcellulose, polyvinyl alcohol 2 Desizing Starch, glucose, carboxymethylcellulose, polyvinyl alcohol, fats and waxes 3 Scouring Caustic soda, waxes, grease, soda ash, sodium silicate, fibres, surfactants, sodium phosphate 4 Bleaching Hypochlorite, chlorine, caustic soda, hydrogen peroxide, acids, surfactants, sodium phosphate 5 Mercerising Caustic soda 6 Dyeing Various dyes, mordants, reducing agents, acetic acid, soap 7 Printing Pastes, stanch, gums, oil, mordants, acids, soaps 8 Finishing Inorganic salts, toxic compounds Sr.
lt;< Il n'est des lors pas surprenant que les consommateurs declarent qu'ils n'aiment pas le carboxymethylcellulose sodique ou le tripolyphosphate de sodium, >> expliqua Heather Crees, vice-president marketing de McCain Foods Canada.
A single, small randomised controlled trial of subjects with deep foot ulcers reported a significant reduction in days to healing when a carboxymethylcellulose hydrofibre dressing was compared with saline moistened gauze.
Carboxymethylcellulose is a highly water soluble anionic polysaccharide which is widely used in pharmaceutical, cosmetics and food applications [6].
3] and CaO along with natural polymers such as chitosan, sodium alginate and carboxymethylcellulose (CMC) were used.
In experiments, xanthan gum, carboxymethylcellulose (CMC), glycerol and propylene glycol were added individually and in combination to the tortillas.
These resins include carboxymethylguar, carboxylated hydroxyethyl or hydroxypropylcellulose, carboxymethylcellulose, carboxymethylstarch, oxidized starch, carboxylated phosphatestarch, and xanthan.