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Biodegradation and Medical Application of Chitosan Hard Capsule

  • Tsutomu Suzuki
  • Takayuki Matsumoto
  • Yoshinori Hagino
  • Hideyuki Tozaki
  • Akira Yamamoto
  • Shouzou Muranishi

Abstract

Chitin is a long chain polymer of N-acetylglucosamine linked by β-1, 4 bond, found in exoskeletons of crustaceans and in the cell wall of fungi and insects. Chitin is called the second biggest biomass next to cellulose on the earth.

Keywords

Hypoglycemic Effect Enteric Coating Gelatin Hard Capsule Hard Capsule Sodium Glycocholate 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • Tsutomu Suzuki
    • 1
  • Takayuki Matsumoto
    • 1
  • Yoshinori Hagino
    • 1
  • Hideyuki Tozaki
    • 2
  • Akira Yamamoto
    • 2
  • Shouzou Muranishi
    • 2
  1. 1.Aicello Chemical Co., LtdToyohashi, AichiJapan
  2. 2.Department of BiophamaceuticsKyoto Pharmaceutical UniversityKyoto 607Japan

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