Touted as the new darling of the chemical industry, alkyl polyglycosides are gaining in popularity due to the fact that they are readily biodegradable, low-toxic, and made from renewable resources. Sugar-Based Surfactants compiles the most recent and relevant aspects of sugar-based surfactants, including self-association, phase behavior, and interfacial properties. Focusing on both colloidal and interfacial science, the book deals with the adsorption of surfactants in both the air-liquid and solid-liquid interfaces. It also covers new advances in surfactant science, such as the development of a family of potent surface active agents that are non-toxic, and thus usable in ubiquitous consumer products
Sugar-based Surfactants for Consumer Products and Technical Applications. Solution Behavior of Alkyl-glucosides and Structurally Related Compounds. Self-assembly and Structures of Sugar-based Surfactants: The Effect of Temperature and Salt Addition. Thin Film and Foam Properties of Sugar-based Surfactants. On the Monolayer Properties of Sugar-based Surfactants in the Dilute Range. Adsorption of Sugar-based Surfactants at Solid-liquid Interfaces. Rheological Properties of Systems Containing Sugar-based Surfactants. Sugar-based Gemini Surfactants with pH-dependent Aggregation Properties. Sugar-based Ionic Surfactants: Synthesis and Properties of Aqueous Solutions. Sugar-based Surfactants with Isoprenoid-type Hydrophobic Chains – Physicochemical and Biophysical Aspects. Micellar Properties and Molecualr Interactions in Binary Surfactant Systems Containing a Sugar-based Surfactant. Microemulsions Stabilized by Sugar Surfactants. Self-organization of the Ternary Dialkydimethylammonium Bromide/OBG/water Systems. Mixed Nanoaggregates, Vesicles and Micelles. A comparative Study on the Interaction between Nonionic Surfactants and Bovine Serum Albumin: Sugar-based versus Ethoxylated Surfactants. Applications of Alkyl Glucosides in the Solubilization of Liposomes and Cell Cembranes. Sugar-based Surfactant for Pharmaceutical Applications.