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

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1990-07-27

Pagination or Media Count:

19.0

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 NASAs microgravity research aircraft. Keywords Pharmaceutical microspheres, Controlled release, Microgravity, United States space shuttle.

Subject Categories:

  • Pharmacology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE