TABLE 1.

Lauric acid monoester formulations studied in vitroa

Formulation128774-23128776-53
Mandelic acidMalic acidLactic acidBenzoic acid
ABCDEFGHIJKL
Lauric acid monoester (%)1313131313133
Organic acid (%)110.50.5110.50.5110.50.50.5
  • a Solutions of the lauric acid monoester and organic acid were dissolved in isopropanol. The lauric acid monoester CH3(CH2)10COOCH2CH(OH)CH2OH has the structure shown below: Embedded Image