Table 4 : DSC results of pure lipid, surfactant, SLN8 and Tre-SLN4.


Name Onset
(°C)
Peak
(°C)
Endset
(°C)
Enthalpy
(J/g)
Peak Width
(°C)

Tego care 450 54 62 65 5.3 8.0
Cetyl palmitate 48 57 60 14.6 8.0
Tretinoin 173 180 184 9.5 6.5
SLN without tretinoin (SLN8) 47 52 54 18.7 5.0
SLN containing tretinoin (Tre-SLN4) 47 51 53 17.0 4.5

Farboud et al.Journal of Pharmaceutical Technology and Drug Research  2013 2:13DOI : 10.7243/2050-120X-2-13