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Contact: Ellis Simon
City College of New York

Mannitol Dioctanoate in Canola Oil

Caption: Mannitol dioctanoate in canola oil self assembles into a crystalline network that encapsulates the oil, causing it to take on a semisolid form.

Credit: George John

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