Tag Archives: Pharmacy and cosmetology

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 Sciences, Zabrze; Piotr DOBRZYŃSKI ? The Centre of Polymer and Carbon Materials, Polish Academy of Sciences, Zabrze, Faculty of Mathematics and Life Sciences, The Jan Długosz Academy, Częstochowa Please cited as: CHEMIK 2010, 64, 2, 87-96 The article is a brief review of biodegradable shape memory polymers (SMP). It has been described the mechanism of shape memory effect in such materials. The problem of their biocompatibility has been presented. They are enumerated examples of polymers SMP, that are promising material for use in the formation of implants and devices...
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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 pharmacies. Seven stages of working on dermocosmetics have been presented. Keywords: cosmetology, in vitro and ex vivo studies, dermocosmetics Read more: pdf-icon...
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