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Descriptor in English: Methylcellulose
Descriptor in Spanish: Metilcelulosa
Descriptor in Portuguese: Metilcelulose
Descriptor in French: Méthylcellulose
Entry term(s): BFL
Celevac
Cellothyl
Cellulone
Cellulose, Methyl
Citrucel
Cologel
Dacryolarmes
Methocel
Methyl Cellulose
Muciplasma
Tree number(s): D09.698.365.180.663
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.
Annotation: used in pharm & cosmetic indust; also a cathartic
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AN analysis
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
DeCS UI: 8931
Descriptor UI: D008747
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/07/01
Methylcellulose - Preferred
Concept UI M0013620
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.
Preferred term Methylcellulose
Entry term(s) Cellulose, Methyl
Methyl Cellulose
Muciplasma - Narrower
Concept UI M0474246
Preferred term Muciplasma
Citrucel - Narrower
Concept UI M0474243
Preferred term Citrucel
Cologel - Narrower
Concept UI M0474244
Preferred term Cologel
Cellulone - Narrower
Concept UI M0474242
Preferred term Cellulone
Celevac - Narrower
Concept UI M0474240
Preferred term Celevac
Methocel - Narrower
Concept UI M0013621
Preferred term Methocel
Cellothyl - Narrower
Concept UI M0474241
Preferred term Cellothyl
Dacryolarmes - Narrower
Concept UI M0474245
Preferred term Dacryolarmes
BFL - Narrower
Concept UI M0474239
Preferred term BFL



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