Sterculia Gum Based Multiple Units for Oral Drug Delivery

  • Amit Kumar NayakEmail author
  • Md Saquib Hasnain
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SG is generally called as karaya gum (Gauthami and Bhat in A monograph on gum karay, 1992; Nayak et al. in Gelled microparticles/beads of sterculia gum and tamarind gum for sustained drug release. Springer International Publishing, Switzerland, pp. 361–414, 2018). It is a plant-derived polysaccharide having medicinal importance. It has a high molecular weight and is water soluble (Nayak and Pal in Sterculia gum-based hydrogels for drug delivery applications. Springer International Publishing, Switzerland, pp. 105–151, 2016).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PharmaceuticsSeemanta Institute of Pharmaceutical SciencesMayurbhanjIndia
  2. 2.Department of PharmacyShri Venkateshwara UniversityAmrohaIndia

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