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K Kogermann et al.
International journal of pharmaceutics, 444(1-2), 40-46 (2013-02-02)
The main purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of different polymers, with varying physicochemical properties and molecular weight on the stability and dissolution of co-milled amorphous solid dispersions (ASDs) of piroxicam (PRX). The stability of amorphous PRX
Dritan Hasa et al.
European journal of pharmaceutical sciences : official journal of the European Federation for Pharmaceutical Sciences, 50(1), 56-68 (2013-03-26)
The aim of the research was to investigate three "critical steps" that deserve particular attention during the mechanochemical activation of vincamine. The first step consisted in the selection of the best polymeric carrier/most affine stabiliser between linear PVP and NaCMC
Amrit Paudel et al.
Journal of pharmaceutical sciences, 102(4), 1249-1267 (2013-01-30)
The present study investigates the effect of changing spray drying temperature (40°C-120°C) and/or atomizing airflow rate (AR; 5-15 L/min) on the phase structure, physical stability, and performance of spray-dried naproxen-polyvinylpyrrolidone (PVP) K 25 amorphous solid dispersions. The modulated differential scanning
Lauretta Maggi et al.
International journal of pharmaceutics, 454(1), 568-572 (2013-07-23)
Nateglinide is an oral antidiabetic agent that should be administered 10-30 min before the meal, but it shows low and pH-dependent solubility that may reduce its oral bioavailability. To improve nateglinide dissolution rate, the active was co-milled with three different
S R Santosh Kumar et al.
Indian journal of experimental biology, 50(12), 910-917 (2013-08-31)
An in vitro regeneration protocol has been standardized via direct and indirect methods from excised root explants of C. bonduc, a threatened woody legume used for the treatment of contagious diseases, inflammation, leprosy, antiperiodic, febrifuge, anthelmenthic, urinary disorders, leucorrhoea, piles
Markéta Julinová et al.
Water environment research : a research publication of the Water Environment Federation, 84(12), 2123-2132 (2013-01-25)
Polyvinylpyrrolidone (PVP) is a frequently used polymer in the pharmaceutical and foodstuff industries. Because it is not subject to metabolic changes and is virtually nondegradable, trace concentrations of PVP are often found in community wastewaters. The literature finds that the
Rozhin Penjweini et al.
Biochimica et biophysica acta, 1843(5), 855-865 (2014-02-01)
PVP-Hypericin (PVP: polyvinylpyrrolidone) is a potent anti-cancer photosensitizer for photodynamic diagnosis (PDD) and therapy (PDT). However, cellular targets and mechanisms involved in the cancer-selectivity of the photosensitizer are not yet fully understood. This paper gives new insights into the differential
Norman Chieng et al.
International journal of pharmaceutics, 454(1), 167-173 (2013-07-23)
The purpose of this study is to investigate the use of multivariate data analysis for powder X-ray diffraction-pair-wise distribution function (PXRD-PDF) data to detect phase separation in freeze-dried binary amorphous systems. Polymer-polymer and polymer-sugar binary systems at various ratios were
Eduardo Caldelas Cuéllar et al.
Acta ortopedica mexicana, 21(5), 234-238 (2007-12-28)
The jumper's knee or patellar tendonitis is a common injury in the athlete with an incidence between 14% and 16% among high-performance athletes. In addition to an overuse injury, there are some intrinsic factors for its development. Conservative treatment is
X C Qin et al.
Journal of photochemistry and photobiology. B, Biology, 120, 156-162 (2013-01-30)
Nanographene oxide (NGO), a new type of nanomaterial for anticancer drugs delivery and near-infrared (NIR)-mediated photothermal ablation of tumors, has been used in the combination of photothermal therapy and chemotherapy. Herein, targeted chemo-photothermal therapy based on polyvinylpyrrolidone (PVP) functionalized NGO
Iu P Mukha et al.
Prikladnaia biokhimiia i mikrobiologiia, 49(2), 215-223 (2013-06-26)
Conditions for obtaining stable silver nanoparticles smaller than 10 nm were developed using a binary stabilizer polyvinylpyrrolidone/sodium dodecylsulphate in optimal ratio. Optical spectra, morphology and dependence of size of the nanoparticles on the amount of reducing agent were studied. Colloidal
Vassiliki A Kosma et al.
Materials science & engineering. C, Materials for biological applications, 33(4), 2175-2191 (2013-03-19)
Solution growth of apatite its precursors in the presence of urea commercial gelatin is found to lead, under appropriate conditions, to a rich spectrum of morphologies, among them high aspect ratio needles in uniform sturdy spherulitic assemblies resulting from a
Y Barak et al.
Human fertility (Cambridge, England), 4(2), 99-103 (2001-10-10)
The technique of intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) requires mechanical immobilization of the sperm that are to be injected; damage thus caused to the sperm membrane is considered to be necessary to activate the sperm for fertilization. Mechanical immobilization and the
Camila Braga Dornelas et al.
Journal of pharmacy & pharmaceutical sciences : a publication of the Canadian Society for Pharmaceutical Sciences, Societe canadienne des sciences pharmaceutiques, 14(1), 17-35 (2011-04-20)
This work describes the preparation of new nanocomposites based on lamellar silicates (AAM-alkyl ammonium montmorillonite) obtained by the intercalation of PVP K30 and glyceril monostearate. By XRD, TGA and DSC analysis the AAM was characterized and its compactation characteristics, functionality
Bin Li et al.
Carbohydrate polymers, 92(2), 2033-2040 (2013-02-13)
Amorphous solid dispersions (ASD) of quercetin (Que) in cellulose derivative matrices, carboxymethylcellulose acetate butyrate (CMCAB), hydroxypropylmethylcellulose acetate succinate (HPMCAS), and cellulose acetate adipate propionate (CAAdP) were prepared with the goal of identifying an ASD that effectively increased Que aqueous solution
Qunyou Tan et al.
Drug development and industrial pharmacy, 39(9), 1364-1371 (2012-09-22)
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the taste masking potential of novel solid dispersions (SDs) using Eudragit® EPO as the excipient when incorporated into the orally disintegrating tablets (ODTs) for delivering a highly soluble drug with an extremely
K Yamashita et al.
Die Pharmazie, 68(1), 54-57 (2013-03-01)
The fullerene C60 is used in consumer products such as cosmetics owing to its antioxidative effects and is being developed for nanomedical applications. However, knowledge regarding the safety of fullerene C60, especially after oral administration, is sparse. Here, we examined
Sung Neung Lee et al.
Archives of pharmacal research, 36(1), 79-85 (2013-01-19)
A novel surface-attached, spray-dried solid dispersion containing poorly water-soluble carvedilol (CV) without any change in the crystallinity was prepared using water, polyvinylpyrrolidone (PVP K30) and Tween 80. The solid dispersion was optimized by investigating the effects of the weight ratios
Martin Kuentz et al.
Drug development and industrial pharmacy, 39(9), 1476-1483 (2012-10-10)
An automated version of uniaxial powder flow testing has recently been developed and there is a need for experimental data from pharmaceutical powders. To compare the novel testing method with an annular shear cell using different pharmaceutical excipients. A particular
Helen Thomas et al.
Journal of chromatography. A, 1285, 48-56 (2013-03-16)
In protein chromatography, the size of the protein determines which fraction of pores it can access within a resin and at which rate of diffusion. Moreover, in the presence of grafted polymers like in advanced materials, adsorbed proteins and electrolytes
Gamal M El Maghraby et al.
Pharmaceutical development and technology, 19(6), 641-650 (2013-07-12)
Nisoldipine is a calcium channel blocker with low and variable oral bioavailability. This was attributed to slow dissolution and presystemic metabolism. Accordingly, the objective of this work was to enhance the dissolution rate of nisoldipine to formulate fast disintegrating tablets
J L Zamora
American journal of surgery, 151(3), 400-406 (1986-03-01)
The chemical, microbiologic, and toxic characteristics of povidone-iodine solution, a commonly used antiseptic agent, are addressed in a collective review of relevant works published from 1956 to the present. Interactions of this agent with the thyroid gland and the kidneys
Yan-Yan Yin et al.
Inorganic chemistry, 52(7), 3738-3743 (2013-03-20)
Both bulk crystals and nanocrystals of two helical complexes, [Cu(μ2-L)(H2O)]n (1) and {[Cu(μ2-L)(H2O)]·2H2O}n (2) (H2L = thiazolidine-2,4-dicarboxylic acid), have been synthesized with the chiralities of right-handedness (1) and left-handedness (2), respectively. 4-Cyanopyridine and poly(vinylpyrrolidone) (PVP) have been applied to control
Chen Lin et al.
Spectrochimica acta. Part A, Molecular and biomolecular spectroscopy, 114, 330-338 (2013-06-22)
In this paper, we report a Re(I) complex of Re(CO)3(Cl-PYO)Br, where Cl-PYO stands for 2-(4-chlorophenyl)-5-(pyridin-2-yl)-1,3,4-oxadiazole, including its synthesis, identification, molecular structure, theoretical calculation and photophysical character. Re(CO)3(Cl-PYO)Br is found to be a yellow emitter with long excited state lifetime in
Mianqi Xue et al.
Nanoscale, 5(5), 1803-1805 (2013-02-02)
Nano-dumbbells via electrospinning: controllable nano-dumbbells are fabricated via electrospinning. The weight block parts and the length of nanowires between them can be adjusted through changing the experimental conditions. This nanostructure enables ultralow-limit gas sensing properties of the resulting polypyrrole-based microsensor.
Yu-Tsai Yang et al.
Pharmaceutical development and technology, 19(7), 806-812 (2013-09-21)
The penta-ethyl ester prodrug of diethylenetriaminepentaacetic acid (DTPA), which exists as an oily liquid, was incorporated into a solid dispersion for oral administration by the solvent evaporation method using blends of polyvinylpyrrolidone (PVP), Eudragit® RL PO and α-tocopherol. D-optimal mixture
Bhupendra K Sen et al.
Bulletin of environmental contamination and toxicology, 93(5), 549-554 (2014-09-27)
The removal of phenolic compounds, i.e., o-cresol, m-cresol, and p-cresol from aqueous solution have been evaluated employing activated carbon (AC) coated with polymer supported iron nanoparticles (FeNPs). The synthesized FeNPs were characterized by scanning electron microscope and X-ray diffraction analysis.
Rozhin Penjweini et al.
Journal of photochemistry and photobiology. B, Biology, 120, 120-129 (2013-02-05)
Conventional photodynamic diagnosis (PDD) and therapy (PDT) makes use of photosensitizers that are excited by continuous light irradiation of specific wavelengths. In the case of PDT, the overdose of continuous excitation may lead to an expansion of necrosis in cancer
W Neil Everett et al.
Toxicology letters, 225(1), 177-184 (2013-12-24)
Zinc oxide (ZnO) nanoparticles (NPs) have been found to readily react with phosphate ions to form zinc phosphate (Zn3(PO4)2) crystallites. Because phosphates are ubiquitous in physiological fluids as well as waste water streams, it is important to examine the potential
Hisham Al-Obaidi et al.
International journal of pharmaceutics, 446(1-2), 100-105 (2013-02-16)
The role of molecular interactions in ball milled solid dispersions in determining the aqueous solubility of the poorly water-soluble drug, griseofulvin (GF) has been examined. Ball milled solid dispersions of GF and hydroxypropylmethylcellulose acetate succinate (HPMCAS) and GF and polyvinylpyrrolidone
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