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Ubidecarenone nanoemulsified composite systems

Carli, F and Chiellini, E. E. and Bellich, B and Macchiavelli, S and Cadelli, G (2005) Ubidecarenone nanoemulsified composite systems. International Journal of Pharmaceutics, 291 (1-2). 113 - 118.

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Abstract

The nanoemulsified composite (NEC™) delivery system is a patented technology based on the incorporation of a double microemulsion into microporous carrier. This approach was applied on the very water insoluble ubidecarenone drug. The resulting composite powder showed good technological properties such as flowability; also good stability was evidentiated, with size of the nano-droplets released from the systems maintained equal to the starting size also after a long storage. Furthermore very good biopharmaceutical properties were originated, with water solubility concentrations up to 50-fold higher than pure ubidecarenone and oral absorption in rats up to three-fold greater than standard commercial products in terms of plasma levels and AUC.

Item Type:Article
Additional Information:Proceedings of the 5th Central European Symposium on Pharmaceutical Technology and Biotechnology
Uncontrolled Keywords:Solid double microemulsion; Coenzyme Q10; Oral absorption; Sub-micron droplets; Stability
Subjects:Biomedical Science > Nanomedicine
ID Code:5803
Deposited By:SPI
Deposited On:07 Jul 2009 17:44
Last Modified:07 Jul 2009 17:44

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