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Controlled Release Technologies

Methods, Theory, and Applications, 1st Edition

Edited by Agis F. Kydonieus

CRC Press

272 pages

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First Published in 1985, this book offers comprehensive insight into the process of administering chemical ingredients. Carefully compiled and filled with a vast repertoire of notes, diagrams, and references this book serves as a useful reference for students of pharmacology and other practitioners in their respective fields.

Table of Contents

Volume I. 1. Fundamental Concepts of Controlled Release. 2. Monolithic Polymer Devices – Section 1. Monolithic Polymer Devices – Section 2. 3. Monolithic Elastomeric Materials. 4. Membrane Systems. 5. Multilayered Laminated Structures. 6. Controlled Release from Ultramicroporous Triacetate. Index.

Volume II. 1. Erodible Matrices. 2. The Biodegradative Controlled Release of Pesticides from Polymeric Substances. 3. Polymers Containing Pendent Pesticide Substituents. 4. Microencapsulation Using Coacervation/Phase Separation Techniques. 5. Pharmaceutical Applications of Microencapsulation Using Coacervation/Phase Separation Techniques. 6. Microencapsulation Using Interfacial Polymerization Techniques- Agricultural Applications. 7. The Wurster Process. 8. Microencapsulation Using Physical Methods. 9. Controlled Vapor Release from Hollow Fibers: Theory and Applications with Insect Pheromones. 10. Delivery of Active Agents by Osmosis. 11. Starch and Other Polyols as Encapsulating Matrices for Pesticides. 12. Pine Kraft Lignin as a Pesticide Delivery System. 13. Other Controlled Release Technologies and Applications. Index.

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Agis F. Kydonieus

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Biotechnology
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Chemical & Biochemical