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Pharmaceutical Oils

Oils have been used by the pharmaceutical industry for decades. From parenteral nutrition to soft gel formulations, oils play a key role in a wide range of pharmaceutical products. With an ever increasing number of new drug candidates with poor aqueous solubility and poor oral bioavailability, oils are very attractive candidates to solve real challenges for the formulators.

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Processing of Oilseeds

Edible oils are among essential commodities of the world. In this chapter, the information regarding the status of oilseed production, composition of oilseeds, properties of fats and oils, processing methods of oilseeds, their packaging, FSSAI standards and utilization of by products is covered. The…
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Polyurethane foams from vegetable oil-based polyols: a review

Polyurethane is a versatile material that can be converted into various forms according to applications. PU foams or PUFs are the most commonly used polyurethanes. These are materials of low density and low thermal conductivity that make them highly suitable for thermal insulating applications. Most…
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Drug delivery to the intestinal lymph by oral formulations

Oral drug delivery systems (DDS) targeting lymphocytes in intestinal lymphatic vessels, ducts, and nodes are useful for treating diverse diseases. The intestinal lymph harbors numerous lymphocyte subsets, and DDS containing lipids such as triglycerides and fatty acids can deliver drugs to the lymph…
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