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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A derivative of cellulose whose sodium salt is used in the manufacture of processed foods as a stabilizing and emulsifying agent and in medicine as a laxative.

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  • n. The product of the reaction of cellulose with chloroacetic acid; it is used as a thickener and to stabilize emulsions


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  • As though I could not feel the lanolin, carboxymethylcellulose, humectants, hydrolyzed proteins being injected into his arteries while the blood was drained from his heart.

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  • Scanning electron microscopic examination of bacterial immobilisation in a carboxymethylcellulose (Aquacel) and alginate dressings.

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  • VIVITROL is contraindicated in patients with acute hepatitis or liver failure, patients receiving opioid analgesics, patients with current physiologic opioid dependence, patients in acute opioid withdrawal, any individual who has failed the naloxone challenge test or has a positive urine screen for opioids, and in patients who have previously exhibited hypersensitivity to naltrexone, polylactide-co-glycolide PLG, carboxymethylcellulose or any other components of the diluent.

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  • Inside was a vial containing water, gelatin and sodium carboxymethylcellulose.


  • CMC (carboxymethylcellulose) outperformed other common gums, including guar, xanthan, and arabic, in the masking of the astringent flavour of polyphenols.

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  • Three hydrocolloids - guar gum, xanthan gum and carboxymethylcellulose - were used to formulate white sauces for ready-to-eat meals, with all three ingredients producing sauces that were indistinguishable from a sauce made with modified starch.

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  • Formulating foods with the common hydrocolloid carboxymethylcellulose (CMC) may mask the bitter flavour of health-boosting polyphenols, says new research.

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  • Controls were treated only with the vehicle (4% carboxymethylcellulose and 1. 25% chloroform).

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  • Formulating salad dressings with whey cheese and a combination of hydrocolloids could offer alternatives to food formulators, says a new study from Brazil. xanthan gum (XG), propylene glycol alginate (PGA) and carboxymethylcellulose (CMC) was found to stabilize whey cheese dressing for a period of four months

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  • The researchers looked at the effects of various additives, including carboxymethylcellulose of sodium (CMC), whey protein isolate (WPI), casein, chitosan, and pre-gelatinized starch, on extruded tagliatelle dough made from amaranth, quinoa and oats.

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