Methocel® A4M

viscosity 3000-5500 mPa.s, 2 % in H2O(20 °C)

Methyl cellulose
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3000-5500 mPa.s, 2 % in H2O(20 °C)

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Descrição geral

Methyl cellulose is a gum polysaccharide containing glucose with methyl substitution.


Methocel® A4M has been used:
  • in polymer solution to enhance viscosity in the formulation for dip coating
  • in growth medium to facilitate stable morphology
  • as a supplement in HMI-9 medium to increase viscosity

Ações bioquímicas/fisiológicas

Methyl cellulose is known to have a molecular size that might pass through placenta. It is useful in visualizing small bowel loops through its overlaps.

Informações legais

Methocel is a registered trademark of The Dow Chemical Company or an affiliated company of Dow


13 - Non Combustible Solids

WGK Alemanha


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Not applicable

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