TITLE

Surface-Chemical Studies on Chlorhexidine and Related Compounds: II. Interactions with Monomolecular-Film Systems

AUTHOR(S)
FISHER, RICHARD G.; QUINTANA, RONALD P.
PUB. DATE
January 1975
SOURCE
Journal of Dental Research;Jan1975, Vol. 54 Issue 1, p25
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Interactions of chlorhexidine and structurally related biguanides with selected monomolecular-film systems (that is, stearic acid, stearyl alcohol, and N-octadecylacetamide) were explored. The data reflected the significance of ionic associations between the compounds and stearic acid films and, in the instance of the biguanide analogs, indicated that the length of the alkyl chain was an important factor in the penetration process.
ACCESSION #
36581836

 

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