In Focus: Cetylpyridinium chloride monohydrate

Cetylpyridinium chloride is the chloride salt form of cetylpyridinium, a quaternary ammonium with broad-spectrum antimicrobial activity. Upon topical administration, cetylpyridinium chloride is positively charged and reacts with the negatively charged microbial cell surfaces, thereby destroying the integrity of the cell membrane.

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In Focus:N2-isobutyryl-2′-OMe-guanosine

N2-Isobutyryl-2′-O-methyl-guanosine (IBG) is a modified nucleoside that has gained significant attention in recent years due to its potential therapeutic and industrial applications. IBG is a derivative of guanosine, a nucleoside that is a building block of RNA and DNA.

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In Focus : Octenidine Dihydrochloride

Octenidine dihydrochloride is a cationic surfactant, with a gemini-surfactant structure. Since 1987, it has been used primarily in Europe as an antiseptic prior to medical procedures, including on neonates. It is safe to handle and chemically stable.

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In Focus : Allyl Glycidyl Ether

Allyl Glycidyl Ether (AGE) is a multifunctional organic intermediate made from epichlorohydrin and allyl chloride and is featured by high functionality and low chlorine content. Since it has an epoxy group and an allyl group, AGE reacts with a wide range of compounds.

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In Focus : L-Fucose

L-Fucose is a colourless solid that belongs to class of deoxy sugars and is considered as one of the essential sugars for smooth functioning of the body. It occurs naturally in brown algal polysaccharide fucoidan and gums.

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In Focus : Liposomal Iron

Liposomal iron involves encapsulating iron molecules within lipid bilayers. This encapsulation protects the iron from interactions with other compounds, enhance its stability, improve its bioavailability and low incidence of side effects.

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In Focus : Oleic Acid

Oleic acid is an organic liquid that belongs to class of organic fatty acids. It is a monosaturated omega-9 fatty acid that occurs naturally as triglyceride in vegetable oils and fats, tallow oil, olive oil, and membrane phospholipids.

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In Focus: Linoleic Acid

Linoleic acid is a polyunsaturated omega-6 fatty acid. It is a colorless liquid that is virtually insoluble in water but soluble in many organic solvents. It typically occurs in nature as a triglyceride (ester of glycerin) rather than as a free fatty acid.

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In Focus: Ethyl Linoleate

Ethyl Linoleate belongs to the chemical class of fatty acids, which are organic compounds with one or more long hydrocarbon chains. These molecules are characterized by having two carbons atoms with a double bond between them.

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