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Chapter 32

Saliva-Induced Emulsion Flocculation: Role of Droplet Charge

Human saliva is a complex heterogeneous biological fluid composed of proteins, electrolytes, small organic compounds and water.1–3 It is involved in several functions in the oral cavity and is responsible for maintaining oral health and for protection of the teeth and mucosal surfaces.4 Mixing with ...

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Print publication date
15 Feb 2007
Copyright year
2007
Print ISBN
978-0-85404-271-5
PDF eISBN
978-1-84755-769-8
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