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The invention involves methods and compositions useful in delivering micronutrients to cells. By formulating the micronutrient in the form of an ester that is convertible to the active form of the micronutrient, one can combine it with a co-ester that inhibits esterases, so that the micronutrient can reach the targeted cells prior to degradation. Both methods and compositions are described.
University of Kentucky Research Foundation, Lexington, KY (US)
Jacobson, Elaine L.; Jacobson, Myron; Qasem, Jaber G.; Kim, Hyuntae; and Kim, Moonsun, "Topical Micronutrient Delivery System and Uses of Thereof" (2002). Graduate Center for Nutritional Sciences Faculty Patents. 15.