Journals Higher Education



Published: 22 June 2006

384 Pages | 107 halftones & line illus.

6 x 9 inches

ISBN: 9780841239609

Bookseller Code (06)


Polysaccharides for Drug Delivery and Pharmaceutical Applications

Edited by Robert H. Marchessault, François Ravenelle, and Xiao Xia Zhu

American Chemical Society

ACS Symposium Series

Cellulose and starch are dry binders for tablets. They are essential for drug formulation and for slow-release to maintain drug concentration in the blood. Unusual excipient uses are described such as protein separation and purification, gene delivery and iron content in human physiology.


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