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New association of surfactants for the production of food and cosmetic nanoemulsions: preliminary development and characterization.
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PMID:  21507014     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
A new nanoemulsifing system has been developed. This study refers to an innovative association of polysorbate 80 and palmitic ester of l-ascorbic acid for the production of good stability and very thin nanostructured emulsions with average micellar diameter size ranging from 100 to 300 nm. This system has showed to be very performing to create nanoemulsions with moderate stirring rate and warming regimen thanks to the high efficiency of the association between ascorbyl palmitate and polysorbate-80 (PS-80). This nanoemulsified system is very easy to achieve and shows a very good capability to encapsulate several substrates of both nutritional and cosmetic usage such as melatonin, resveratrol, essential oils and steroidic terpenes such as boswellic acids and others. This system has been optimally applied to nutraceutical and cosmetic formulations and particularly to develop sprayable sublingual delivery systems for melatonin and the aforesaid molecules. This study describes developing and analytical characterization of this system containing melatonin.
Andrea Fratter; Alessandra Semenzato
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-4-21
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of cosmetic science     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1468-2494     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-4-21     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8007161     Medline TA:  Int J Cosmet Sci     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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© 2011 The Authors. ICS © 2011 Society of Cosmetic Scientists and the Société Française de Cosmétologie.
Labomar Research, Istrana, TV, Italy and Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Padua University, Padua, Italy.
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