Published in AIDS Weekly, April 21st, 2003
"Hydrogel formulations containing the monoglyceride monocaprin have shown potent microbicidal activity against several sexually transmitted viruses and bacteria," researchers at the University of Iceland explained. "It is recommended that formulations for preventing infection in the vagina have a low pH as the HIV virus is inactivated at low pH."
T. Kristmundsdottir and coauthors examined "how incorporation of buffers into the hydrogel formulations affects physicochemical properties and microbicidal activity of the active substance."
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