Principles of Diffusion and Thermodynamics

W. John Pugh, Robert P. Chilcott

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9 Citations (Scopus)
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPrinciples and Practice of Skin Toxicology
Number of pages15
ISBN (Print)9780470511725
Publication statusPublished - 4 Sept 2008
Externally publishedYes


  • 'penetration profile' in infinite dose conditions
  • Diffusion and thermodynamic principles
  • Fick's laws of diffusion and skin absorption characterisation
  • Planning and interpreting skin absorption
  • Skin absorption - penetrant diffusion
  • Skin absorption data and risk assessments
  • Skin absorption kinetics
  • Stratum corneum diffusion and thermodynamic gradient

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