Category Archives: Year 2010 Issue 2

Application and characteristics of Achillea millefolium and its oil

Application and characteristics of Achillea millefolium and its oil Krystyna NOWAK, Jan OGONOWSKI, Katarzyna SZULC ? Institute of Organic Chemistry and Technology, Cracow University of Technology, Cracow Please cited as: CHEMIK 2010, 64, 2, 103-110 The work presents the characteristics of yarrow and yarrow essential oil with particular consideration of the chemical composition of the oil and its impact on the biological activity. The significance of these materials in the technology for small-scale production, particularly in pharmaceutical and cosmetic industry. Keywords: Yarrow and...
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Lipase ? characterization, applications and methods of immobilization

Lipase ? characterization, applications and methods of immobilization Elwira LASOŃ, Jan OGONOWSKI - Institute of Organic Chemistry and Technology, Cracow University of Technology, Cracow Please cited as: CHEMIK 2010, 64, 2, 97-102 In this paper the characterization of the lipase enzyme was presented, with special consideration to its production and catalytic properties which decide about the wide-ranging applications, as well as about the methods of its immobilization. Keywords: lipase, immobilization, enzyme Read more: pdf-icon Read more

Biodegradable shape memory polymers for medical purposes

Biodegradable shape memory polymers for medical purposes Anna JAROS ? Faculty of Pharmacy with the Section of Laboratory Medicine, Chair and Department of Biopharmacy, Medical University of Silesia, Katowice; Anna SMOLA ? The Centre of Polymer and Carbon Materials, Polish Academy of Sciences, Zabrze; Janusz KASPERCZYK ? Faculty of Pharmacy with the Section of Laboratory Medicine, Chair and Department of Biopharmacy, Medical University of Silesia, Katowice, The Centre of Polymer and Carbon Materials, Polish Academy of...
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In vitro and ex vivo tests in contemporary cosmetology

In vitro and ex vivo tests in contemporary cosmetology Renata DĘBOWSKA ? The Dr Irena Eris Scientific Research Center, Warsaw Please cited as: CHEMIK 2010, 64, 2, 74-79 The fundamental role of in vitro studies in contemporary cosmetology has been discussed. Studies on skin models have been described. Ex vivo studies have been presented for the purpose of evaluating the effect of components and ready cosmetics on human skin under laboratory conditions. Dermocosmetics have been introduced ? specialist cosmetic preparations, available only in...
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