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Hand sanitisers amid CoViD-19: A critical review of alcohol-based products on the market and formulation approaches to respond to increasing demand
Abstract The world is facing a medical crisis amid the CoViD-19 pandemic and the role of adequate hygiene and hand sanitisers is inevitable in controlling the spread of infection in publicExpand
Chitosan‐based nanosystems and their exploited antimicrobial activity
&NA; Chitosan is a biodegradable and biocompatible natural polysaccharide that has a wide range of applications in the field of pharmaceutics, biomedical, chemical, cosmetics, textile and foodExpand
Recent Progress in Histone Deacetylase Inhibitors as Anticancer Agents.
Histone deacetylase (HDAC) inhibitors are a relatively new class of anti-cancer agents that play important roles in epigenetic or non-epigenetic regulation, inducing death, apoptosis, and cell cycleExpand
PEGylated polylactide (PLA) and poly (lactic-co-glycolic acid) (PLGA) copolymers for the design of drug delivery systems
BackgroundPEGylated polylactide (PLA) and poly (lactic-co-glycolic acid) (PLGA) copolymers are biodegradable polyesters, widely employed in the last decades for the design of drug delivery systemsExpand
Rhamnolipids as epithelial permeability enhancers for macromolecular therapeutics
Graphical abstract Figure. No Caption available. Abstract The use of surfactants as drug permeability enhancers across epithelial barriers remains a challenge. Although many studies have beenExpand
Dextran and its potential use as tablet excipient
Abstract Dextrans are a class of carbohydrate polymers extensively applied in pharmaceutical applications, particularly as drug conjugate macromolecular carriers or drug delivery systems. TheseExpand
Quaternary Ammonium Leucine-Based Surfactants: The Effect of a Benzyl Group on Physicochemical Properties and Antimicrobial Activity
Quaternary ammonium amphiphiles are a class of compounds with a wide range of commercial and industrial uses. In the pharmaceutical field, the most common quaternary ammonium surfactant isExpand
Characterization of biosurfactants produced by Lactobacillus spp. and their activity against oral streptococci biofilm
Lactic acid bacteria (LAB) can interfere with pathogens through different mechanisms; one is the production of biosurfactants, a group of surface-active molecules, which inhibit the growth ofExpand
Lactose oleate as new biocompatible surfactant for pharmaceutical applications
Graphical abstract Figure. No caption available. Abstract Sugar fatty acid esters are an interesting class of non‐ionic, biocompatible and biodegradable sugar‐based surfactants, recently emerged as aExpand
Aggregation of zein in aqueous ethanol dispersions: Effect on cast film properties.
In this study, we evaluate the influence of zein aggregation in aqueous ethanol dispersions on the properties of zein films. The effects of zein concentration, ethanol content and temperature onExpand