What is it about?
The study is about the optimized synthesis ad encapsulation of Ocimum gatissimum essential oils in polymeric matrixes notably chitosan and its quaternized derivative N, N, N-trimethyl chitosan and further reduction into their nano sizes. the nanoparticles were characterized using microscopic and spectroscopic methods. the synthesized nanoparticles were also evaluated for their in-vitro release kinetics antioxidant, antimicrobial and anticancer properties.
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Why is it important?
The study has shown promising applications in the use of polymeric materials of nanosize for the targeted delivery of bioactive plant essential oils to an organism.
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This page is a summary of: Chitosan And N, N, N-Trimethyl Chitosan Nanoparticle Encapsulation Of Ocimum Gratissimum Essential Oil: Optimised Synthesis, In Vitro Release And Bioactivity, International Journal of Nanomedicine, September 2019, Taylor & Francis, DOI: 10.2147/ijn.s220202.
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