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Rheological characterization of xylan powder extracted from corn cobs

  • At: 2007 FIP Congress in Beijing (China)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: OLIVEIRA, Elquio Eleamen (LASID UFRN, Natal, Brazil)
  • Co-author(s): Nogueira, Mariana (LASID UFRN, NATAL, Brazil)
    Silva, Acarília (LASID UFRN, NATAL, Brazil)
    Nagashima Jr, Toshiyuki (LASID UFRN, NATAL, Brazil)
    Veríssimo, Lourena Mafra (LASID UFRN, NATAL, Brazil)
    Soares, Luiz Alberto Lira (UFRN, NATAL, Brazil)
    Egito, E. Sócrates Tabosa (LASID UFRN, NATAL, Brazil)
  • Abstract:

    Xylan is a biodegradable polysaccharide abundantly found in nature. The use of this polymer in the pharmaceutical field has attracted increasingly attention in recent years due to its degradation by xylanases present in the colon. Based on that, our research team has studied the use of xylan to produce colon-specific drug delivery systems. In..

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Last update 4 October 2019

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