Archive for August, 2009

Microencapsulation in Dermatologic Medications

A Dermatology Times article about new drug technologies for treating dermatologic diseases highlights microencapsulation’s use in medicines for treating skin problems. From the article: “Microencapsulation represents another type of intelligent delivery system that has been used to create a number of new products. By controlling the release rate of such medications as tretinoin (Retina-A Micro, […]

Microencapsulated DHA Developed by General Mills

General Mills has collaborated with Martek to produce a microencapsulated omega-3 fatty acid to be used as a food additive. From the press release: “Developed by General Mills, this technology is anticipated to enhance Martek’s ability to produce high-quality, cost-effective DHA powders for certain food applications, particularly long-shelf life products and applications with sensory and […]