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PLGA-PEG-PLGA from PolySciTech used in development of berberine nanoparticle for heart-disease therapy
Berberine is a historical herbal remedy garnering new attention over its capability to reduce cholesterol and provide for improved heart health. Due to its low bioavailability, its uptake and efficacy however can be improved by applying nanotechnology. Recently, researchers at University of Massachusetts Lowell used PLGA-PEG-PLGA (PolyVivo AK072)
Hi! I’m debating including coconut alcohol in my moisturizer as an emulsifier but am concerned about comedogenicity. I’m trying to find the molecular structure and coming up empty.
I know it’s derived from coconut acid and believe the triglycerides are removed but just coming up short. Any help would be greatly appreciated. I understand cetyl, cetearyl, cetostearyl, and cetyl alcohol 40 are all derived from coconut oil and carry a low comedogenicity. I just really want to be able to explain (and understand!) why