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Evaluation of selected properties of calcium alginate gel films made by two different techniques

  • At: 2014 FIP Congress in PSWC, Melbourne (Australia)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: KENNEDY, Ross (Charles Sturt University, Biomedical Sciences, Wagga wagga, Australia)
  • Co-author(s): Crossingham, Yazmin (Charles Sturt University, Wagga wagga, Australia)
    Kerr, Philip (Charles Sturt University, Wagga wagga, Australia)
  • Abstract:

    Sodium alginate is a non-toxic polysaccharide widely used in the food and pharmaceutical industries. In the presence of calcium ions it forms a gel that may be used as a coating on pharmaceutical dosage forms. Dry cast (i.e. DC) films were made by evaporation of a sodium alginate solution and immersion of the dry sheet in a calcium chloride..

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Last update 4 October 2019

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