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Natural surfactants for pharmaceutical emulsion

Hadi, J. N. and Mohd Hassan, Norazian and Ahmad, Kausar (2011) Natural surfactants for pharmaceutical emulsion. In: Current Issues in Pharmacy. IIUM Press, Kuala Lumpur, pp. 178-195. ISBN 978-967-418-019-5 (In Press)

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Surfactants are widely used in the preparation of pharmaceuticals. In emulsion, it is a vital ingredient that allows mixing of two immiscible liquids. Emulsions have significant importance as carriers for water-insoluble drugs. There are many types of synthetic surfactants but there are also known natural surfactants which have been used and more to be explored.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Uncontrolled Keywords: surfactants, emulsifiers, emulsion, pharmaceuticals
Subjects: Q Science > QD Chemistry
R Medicine > RS Pharmacy and materia medica
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Pharmacy > Department of Pharmaceutical Technology
Depositing User: DR KAUSAR AHMAD
Date Deposited: 27 Aug 2012 15:49
Last Modified: 27 Aug 2012 15:49
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/14524

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