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Preparation and characterization of spray dried inhalable powders containing chitosan nanoparticles for pulmonary delivery of isoniazid
The aim of this study was to prepare spray dried inhalable powders containing isoniazid-loaded chitosan/tripolyphosphate (TPP) nanoparticles for sustained delivery of the drug to the lung.Expand
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Antimicrobial activities of Iranian sumac and avishan-e shirazi (Zataria multiflora) against some food-borne bacteria
Abstract Food poisoning originating from contaminated foods by both Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria causes concern to society and to the industry. Spices have been used safely since ancientExpand
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Effects of salinity on beta-carotene production by Dunaliella tertiolecta DCCBC26 isolated from the Urmia salt lake, north of Iran.
This study examined the effect of different salt concentrations (0.05-3 M of NaCl) on the kinetics of growth, total carotenoids and beta-carotene (all-trans and 9-cis) accumulated in DunaliellaExpand
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Development of respirable nanomicelle carriers for delivery of amphotericin B by jet nebulization.
The aim of the present work was to prepare and characterize chitosan-stearic acid conjugate nanomicelles for encapsulation of amphotericin B (AmB) and to evaluate the in vitro nebulization of theExpand
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CAROTENOIDS ACCUMULATION BY DUNALIELLA TERTIOLECTA (LAKE URMIA ISOLATE) AND DUNALIELLA SALINA (CCAP 19/18 & WT) UNDER STRESS CONDITIONS
Carotenoids are widely used in nutraceutical, additives and cosmetics as colorants and antioxidants. Dunaliella is the main natural source which accumulates massive amount of carotenoids. This studyExpand
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Comparison of essential oil composition and antimicrobial activity of Coriandrum sativum L. extracted by hydrodistillation and microwave-assisted hydrodistillation
Coriander (Coriandrum sativum L.), is an annual herb in the Apiaceae family which disperses in Mediterranean and Middle Eastern regions. The Coriander essential oil has been used in food products,Expand
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Antimicrobial activity of lemongrass (Cymbopogon citratus (DC) Stapf.) essential oil against food-borne pathogens added to cream-filled cakes and pastries
Antimicrobial activity of the Cymbopogon citratus (DC) Stapf. (lemongrass) essential oil against food-borne pathogens was determined to investigate its potential for reducing microbial population ofExpand
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Antifungal Activity of Dried Extracts of Anise (Pimpinella anisum L.) and Star anise (Illicium verum Hook. f.) Against Dermatophyte and Saprophyte Fungi
Background: Medicinal plants synthesize a vast array of secondary metabolites that are important for human life. For medicinal purpose, antimicrobial activity of substances derived from plantExpand
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Formulation and in vitro evaluation of ciprofloxacin containing niosomes for pulmonary delivery
In order to develop a niosome-encapsulated ciprofloxacin (CPFX) HCl formulation for pulmonary delivery, the feasibility of encapsulation of CPFX in niosomes, its stability and nebulization capabilityExpand
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