Locust Bean Gum Based Multiple Units for Oral Drug Delivery

  • Amit Kumar NayakEmail author
  • Md Saquib Hasnain
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Locust/carob bean gum (LG) is a branched biopolysaccharide derived from plant which is nonionic in nature and obtained from the seeds of carob tree (Ceratonia siliqua) (Malik et al. in Polym Med 41:17–28, 2011; Kaity et al. in Carbohydr Polym 94:456–467, 2013).


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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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