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A novel versatile bio adhesive excipient: modification of tamarind seed polysachharide by grafting with methylmethacrylate for improved characteristics

  • In: J8 - Competition - Short Oral Communications of the FIP Industrial Pharmacy Section on Tuesday, 6 September 2011, 14:15-16:45
  • At: Hyderabad (India) (2011)
  • Type: Presentations + Posters
  • By: BHUSHAN, Sasi (G.Pullareddy College of Pharmacy, Hyderabad, India)
  • Co-author(s): Shailaja, T. (G.Pullareddy College of pharmacy, Hyderabad, India)
  • Abstract:

    Background information: Tamarind seed polysaccharide is a xyloglucan (D-galactose, D-xylose and D-glucose) obtained from seeds of Tamarindus indica. It has been used in various pharmaceutical applications such as ocular drug delivery, bio adhesive drug delivery etc.., but its use is limited due to uncontrolled rate of hydration, drop in viscosity.


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