Surface activity is present in living systems; for example in body fluid or cell soup and molecules of surface-active nature are crucial to living matter and its organization. Surface Activity in Drug Action proposes a liquid membrane hypothesis of drug action for surface-active drugs. Chapters 1-7 contain an account of the hypothesis and chapter 8 contains a general account of the application of surface activity in therapeutics. The methodology and presentation of the information makes Surface Activity in Drug Action valuable reading for students and researchers interested in surface activity. It is clearly written, and includes contributions from prominent names in the field, such as Bhise and Subrahmanyam.
- Limba : Engleza
- Cuprins : Chapter 1. Introduction and scope Chapter 2. Surface activity of drugs Chapter 3. Theories of drug action Chapter 4. The liquid membrane hypothesis of drug action Chapter 5. Liquid membranes as biomimetic system Chapter 6. Role of liquid membranes in drug actionexperimental studies Chapter 7. Assessment of the Hypothesis Chapter 8. Application of surface activity in therapeutics
- Data Publicarii : 01 Mar 2005
- Format : Hardback
- Numar pagini : 340
- ISBN : 9780444517159