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Studies on Improvement of Water-Solubility of Curcumin With Electrospun Nanofibers

  title={Studies on Improvement of Water-Solubility of Curcumin With Electrospun Nanofibers},
  author={Gamze R{\"u}zgar and Mehmet Birer and S. Tort and F. Acart{\"u}rk},
Curcumin has low solubility and low permeability thus classified as BCS Class 4. The aim of this study, improve the solubility of curcumin by preparing electrospun nanofibers. Curcumin nanofibers were prepared from a final mixture (FM), which contained HPMC and PEO polymers. Before, conductivity, viscosity and surface tension values of each polymer solution and the FM were measured. Viscosity of PEO (polyethylene oxide) and HPMC (hydroxypropyl methylcellulose) solutions were found to be low… Expand

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