Aspirin: Dissolution Rates of Two Polymorphic Forms

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Science  05 Apr 1968:
Vol. 160, Issue 3823, pp. 76
DOI: 10.1126/science.160.3823.76


Two polymorphic forms of aspirin were characterized; the rates of dissolution of single crystals and of tablets were studied. One forms dissolves 50 percent faster than the other.