Accession Number : ADB150064
Title : Microencapsulation of Drugs in the Microgravity Environment of the United States Space Shuttle.
Descriptive Note : Annual rept.
Corporate Author : SOUTHERN RESEARCH INST BIRMINGHAM AL
Report Date : 27 JUL 1990
Pagination or Media Count : 19
Abstract : A device has been designed to produce pharmaceutical microspheres in a microgravitational environment. The device is designed to replace two storage lockers located on the middeck of the United States Space Shuttle. A working prototype of the device has been constructed and tested aboard NASA's microgravity research aircraft. Keywords: Pharmaceutical microspheres, Controlled release, Microgravity, United States space shuttle.
Descriptors : *DRUGS, *MICROSPHERES, CONTROL, ENCAPSULATION, PROTOTYPES, RELEASE, SPACE SHUTTLES, UNITED STATES.
Subject Categories : Pharmacology
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE