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    • In vitro permeation of platinum and rhodium through Caucasian skin 

      Franken, A.; Eloff, F.C.; Du Plessis, J.; Badenhorst, C.J.; Jordaan, A.; Du Plessis, J.L. (Elsevier, 2014)
      During platinum group metals (PGMs) refining the possibility exists for dermal exposure to PGM salts. The dermal route has been questioned as an alternative route of exposure that could contribute to employee sensitisation, ...
    • In vitro skin permeation of artemisone and its nano-vesicular formulations 

      Dwivedi, Anupma; Mazumder, Anisha; Fox, Lizelle T.; Brümmer, Alicia; Gerber, Minja; Du Preez, Jan L.; Haynes, Richard K.; Du Plessis, Jeanetta (Elsevier, 2016)
      The artemisinin derivative artemisone has antitumor activity. In particular when encapsulated in solid lipid nanoparticles (SLNs) and niosomes, it is active against human melanoma A-375 cells, although such formulations ...
    • In vitro skin permeation of sinigrin from its phytosome complex 

      Mazumder, Anisha; Dwivedi, Anupma; Fox, Lizelle T.; Brümmer, Alicia; Du Preez, Jan L.; Gerber, Minja; Du Plessis, Jeanetta (Wiley, 2016)
      Objectives: Sinigrin is a major glucosinolate present in plants of the Brassicaceae family. Recently sinigrin and its phytosome formulations have been investigated for its wound healing actions, by our research group. The ...
    • Transport of aspalathin, a rooibos tea flavonoid, across the skin and intestinal epithelium 

      Huang, Miao; Du Plessis, Jeanetta; Du Preez, Jan; Hamman, Josias; Viljoen, Alvaro; Huang, Miao; Du Plessis, Jeanetta; Du Preez, Jan; Hamman, Josias; Viljoen, Alvaro (Wiley, 2008)
      Since Rooibos tea contains high levels of flavonoid antioxidants with potential health benefits when taken orally or applied topically, the quantity of the antioxidants crossing the physiological barriers is of scientific, ...