Handbook of polymers for pharmaceutical technologies. Volume 2, Processing and applications / edited by Vijay Kumar Thakur and Manju Kumari Thakur.

Hoboken, New Jersey ; Salem, Massachusetts : John Wiley & Sons : Scrivener Publishing LLC, 2015.
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Polymers in medicine.
Pharmaceutical technology.
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Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Contents; Preface; 1 Particle Engineering of Polymers into Multifunctional Interactive Excipients; 1.1 Introduction; 1.2 Polymers as Excipients; 1.3 Material Properties Affecting Binder Activity; 1.3.1 Particle Size; 1.3.2 Deformation Mechanisms; 1.3.3 Glass Transition Temperature (Tg); 1.4 Strategies for Improving Polymeric Filler-Binder Performance for Direct Compression; 1.4.1 Interactive Mixing; 1.4.2 Challenges to Interactive Mixing; 1.4.3 Controlling Interparticle Cohesion; 1.5 Preparation and Characterization of Interactive Excipients
1.5.1 Particle Size and Size Distribution of Excipients1.5.2 Effect of L-leucine on Surface Morphology; 1.5.3 Effect of L-leucine on Surface Composition; 1.5.4 Effect of L-leucine on Surface Energy; 1.5.5 Effect of L-leucine on Interparticle Cohesion; 1.6 Performance of Interactive Excipients; 1.6.1 Blending Ability; 1.6.2 Effect on Flow; 1.6.3 Binder Activity; 1.7 Investigation of the Effect of Polymer Mechanical Properties; 1.8 Conclusion; References; 2 The Art of Making Polymeric Membranes; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 Types of Membranes; 2.2.1 Porous Membranes; 2.2.2 Nonporous Membranes
2.2.3 Liquid Membranes (Carrier Mediated Transport)2.2.4 Asymmetric Membranes; 2.3 Preparation of Membranes; 2.3.1 Phase Inversion/Separation; 2.3.2 Vapor-Induced Phase Separation (VIPS); 2.3.3 Thermally-Induced Phase Separation (TIPS); 2.3.4 Immersion Precipitation; 2.3.5 Film/Dry Casting Technique; 2.3.6 Track Etching; 2.3.7 Electrospinning; Preparation of Electrospun Nanofiber Membranes (ENMs) with Single Component; Preparation of Nanofibers with Two Side-by-Side Components; Preparation of Core-Sheath and Hollow Nanofibers; 2.3.8 Spraying; 2.3.9 Foaming
2.3.10 Particle Leaching2.3.11 Precipitation from the Vapor Phase; 2.3.12 Emulsion Freeze-Drying; 2.3.13 Sintering; 2.3.14 Stretching; 2.3.15 Composite/Supported; 2.3.16 Mixed Matrix Membranes (MMMs); 2.3.17 Hollow Fiber Membranes; Methods for Spinning; 2.3.18 Metal-Organic Frameworks (MOFs); 2.4 Modification of Membranes; 2.4.1 Modification of Polymeric Membrane by Additives/Blending; 2.4.2 Coating; 2.4.3 Surface Modification by Chemical Reaction; 2.4.4 Interfacial Polymerization (IP)/Copolymerization; 2.4.5 Plasma Polymerization/Treatment
2.4.6 Surface Modification by Irradiation of High Energy Particles2.4.7 UV Irradiation; 2.4.8 Ion-Beam Irradiation; 2.4.9 Surface Modification by Heat Treatment; 2.4.10 Graft Polymerization/Grafting; 2.4.11 Other Techniques; 2.5 Characterization of Membrane by Different Techniques; 2.5.1 Conventional Physical Methods to Determine Pore Size and Pore Size Distribution; Bubble Gas Transport Method; Mercury Intrusion Porosimetry; Gas Liquid Equilibrium Method (Permporometry); Adsorption-Desorption Method: Barett-Joyner-Halenda (BJH) Method Permeability Methods
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