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Basic butylated methacrylate copolyme

European Pharmacopoeia (EP) Reference Standard

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2-Methyl-2-propenoic acid butyl ester polymer with 2-(dimethylamino)ethyl 2-methyl-2-propenoate and methyl 2-methyl-2-propenoate
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pharmaceutical primary standard

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copolymers, butylated methacrylate copolymer




pharmaceutical (small molecule)



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Basic butylated methacrylate copolyme EP Reference standard, intended for use in laboratory tests only as specifically prescribed in the European Pharmacopoeia.


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Johanna Eisele et al.
Regulatory toxicology and pharmacology : RTP, 61(1), 32-43 (2011-06-28)
Basic Methacrylate Copolymer is a fully polymerised cationic copolymer with taste-masking and moisture protection properties. It is used as a pharmaceutical excipient and has potential use as a glazing/coating agent to solid food supplements. This article describes available information on
Stefan Grube et al.
Biomacromolecules, 9(5), 1398-1405 (2008-04-15)
Membrane destabilizing properties and increased efflux of doxorubicin from liposomes caused by basic butylated methacrylate copolymer (BBMC), better known under its commercial trade name EUDRAGIT E, have been described in the scientific literature. Here, we investigated the effect of BBMC
Takatsune Yoshida et al.
Drug development and industrial pharmacy, 39(11), 1698-1705 (2012-10-16)
This study aimed to investigate in vivo absorption of tacrolimus formulated as a solid dispersion using Eudragit E®/HCl (E-SD). E-SD is an aminoalkyl methacrylate copolymer that can be dissolved under neutral pH conditions. E-SD was used alone as a solid
Tatiane Pereira de Souza et al.
AAPS PharmSciTech, 8(2), Article 34-Article 34 (2007-07-12)
The aim of this study was to investigate the feasibility of using Eudragit E as a granulating agent for a spray-dried extract from Phyllanthus niruri to obtain tablets containing a high dose of this product. The granules were developed by
Sheng Qi et al.
International journal of pharmaceutics, 354(1-2), 158-167 (2008-02-05)
Hot-melt extrusion has attracted considerable interest within the pharmaceutical industry. However, there remains some uncertainty as to how to characterise the physical structure of the extruded systems, particularly in terms of identifying the nature of the drug dispersion within the

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