Hyaluronic acid (HA)—also called hyaluronan or hyaluronate—is an anionic, nonsulfated polymer of disaccharides with a molecular formula of (C14H21NO11)n. The name is derived from hyalos, which is the Greek term for vitreous, and uronic… Read More »
An aerial view of BASF’s headquarters in Ludwigshafen.
• GERMANY: BASF has started production in the plant extension used to manufacture methanesulfonic acid in Ludwigshafen. BASF is the world’s leading manu… Read More »
By Nadim A. Shaath, Ph.D., Alpha Research & Development Ltd. and Shaath & Meadows Consultation, White Plains, NY
Published June 4, 2012
This natural material, harvested from the kernels of the argan tree, is rich in essential fatty acids and other important nutrients, which can play a key role in the development of effective skin care products. Read More »