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Methylcellulose MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Methylcellulose
Tree Number(s)
D09.698.365.180.663
Unique ID
D008747
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008747
Annotation
used in pharm & cosmetic indust; also a cathartic
Scope Note
Methylester of cellulose. Methylcellulose is used as an emulsifying and suspending agent in cosmetics, pharmaceutics and the chemical industry. It is used therapeutically as a bulk laxative.
Entry Term(s)
BFL
Celevac
Cellothyl
Cellulone
Citrucel
Cologel
Dacryolarmes
Methocel
Methyl Cellulose
Muciplasma
Registry Number
9004-67-5
CAS Type 1 Name
Cellulose, methyl ether
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/07/01
Methylcellulose Preferred
Muciplasma Narrower
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