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Chloroquine (antimalaria medication with anti SARS-CoV activity) solubility in supercritical carbon dioxide

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dc.contributor.author Pishnamazi, Mahboubeh
dc.contributor.author Hosseini, Saber
dc.contributor.author Zabihi, Samyar
dc.contributor.author Borousan, Fatemeh
dc.contributor.author Hezave, Ali Zeinolabedini
dc.contributor.author Marjani, Azam
dc.contributor.author Shirazian, Saeed
dc.date.accessioned 2020-12-08T13:24:10Z
dc.date.issued 2020
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/9509
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description The full text of this article will not be available in ULIR until the embargo expires on the 13/10/2022
dc.description.abstract Unfortunately, malaria still remains a major problem in tropical areas, and it takes thousands of lives each year and causes millions of infected cases. Besides, on December 2019, a new virus known as coronavirus appeared, that its rapid prevalence caused the World Health Organization (WHO) to consider it a pandemic. As a potential drug for controlling or treating these two undesired diseases at the cellular level, chloroquine and its derivatives are being investigated, although they possess side effects, which must be reduced for effective and safe treatments. With respect to the importance of this medicine, the current research aimed to calculate the solubility of chloroquine in supercritical carbon dioxide, and evaluated effect of pressure and temperature on the solubility. The pressure varied between 120 and 400 bar, and temperatures between 308 and 338 K were set for the measurements. The experimental results revealed that the solubility of chloroquine lies between 1.64 × 10−5 to 8.92 × 10−4 (mole fraction) with different functionality to temperature and pressure. Although the solubility was indicated to be strong function of pressure and temperature, the effect of temperature was more profound and complicated. A crossover pressure point was found in the solubility measurements, which indicated similar behaviour to an inflection point. For the pressures higher than the crossover point, the temperature indicated direct effect on the solubility of chloroquine. On the other hand, for pressures less than the crossover point, temperature enhancement led to a reduction in the solubility of chloroquine. Moreover, the obtained solubility results were correlated via semi-empirical density-based thermodynamic correlations. Five correlations were studied including: Kumar & Johnston, Mendez-Santiago-Teja, Chrastil, Bartle et al., and Garlapati & Madras. The best performance was obtained for Mendez-Santiago-Teja's correlation in terms of average absolute relative deviation percent (12.0%), while the other examined models showed almost the same performance for prediction of chloroquine solubility. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher Elsevier en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Journal of Molecular Liquids; 322, 114539
dc.relation.uri https://doi.org/10.1016/j.molliq.2020.114539
dc.rights This is the author’s version of a work that was accepted for publication in Journal of Molecular Liquids. Changes resulting from the publishing process, such as peer review, editing, corrections, structural formatting, and other quality control mechanisms may not be reflected in this document. Changes may have been made to this work since it was submitted for publication. A definitive version was subsequently published in Journal of Molecular Liquids, 2020, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.molliq.2020.114539 en_US
dc.subject pharmaceuticals en_US
dc.subject chloroquine en_US
dc.subject thermodynamics en_US
dc.subject solubility en_US
dc.subject crossover pressure en_US
dc.title Chloroquine (antimalaria medication with anti SARS-CoV activity) solubility in supercritical carbon dioxide en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.identifier.doi 10.1016/j.molliq.2020.114539
dc.contributor.sponsor Ministry of Science and Higher Education of Russia en_US
dc.relation.projectid FENU-2020-0019 en_US
dc.date.embargoEndDate 2022-10-13
dc.embargo.terms 2022-10-13 en_US
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/embargoedAccess en_US


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