Membranes in Drug Delivery

Authored by: Simona Maria Fiorentino , Rossella Farra , Barbara Dapas , Bruna Scaggiante , Federica Tonon , Gabriele Grassi , Mario Grassi

Handbook of Membrane Separations

Print publication date:  April  2015
Online publication date:  April  2015

Print ISBN: 9781466555563
eBook ISBN: 9781466555587
Adobe ISBN:

10.1201/b18319-17

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Abstract

A membrane can be defined as a sheet of solid or semisolid material, insoluble in its surrounding medium, which separates phases that are usually (but not necessarily) fluid [1]. A transport system is realized when there is a passage of solute across the membrane.

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