Jundishapur Journal of Natural Pharmaceutical Products

Published by: Kowsar

Role of Polysaccharides in Colon-Specific Drug Delivery

Abbas Akhgari 1 , *
Author Information
1 Department of Pharmaceutics, Nanotechnology Research Center and School Of Pharmacy, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, IR Iran
Article information
  • Jundishapur Journal of Natural Pharmaceutical Products: August 01, 2015, 10 (3); e30388
  • Published Online: August 21, 2015
  • Article Type: Editorial
  • Received: May 30, 2015
  • Accepted: July 7, 2015
  • DOI: 10.17795/jjnpp-30388

To Cite: Akhgari A. Role of Polysaccharides in Colon-Specific Drug Delivery, Jundishapur J Nat Pharm Prod. 2015 ; 10(3):e30388. doi: 10.17795/jjnpp-30388.

Copyright © 2015, School of Pharmacy, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/) which permits copy and redistribute the material just in noncommercial usages, provided the original work is properly cited.
References
  • 1. Maroni A, Del Curto MD, Zema L, Foppoli A, Gazzaniga A. Film coatings for oral colon delivery. Int J Pharm. 2013; 457(2): 372-94[DOI][PubMed]
  • 2. Patel M, Amin A. Recent trends in microbially and/or enzymatically driven colon-specific drug delivery systems. Crit Rev Ther Drug Carrier Syst. 2011; 28(6): 489-552[PubMed]
  • 3. Vandamme T. The use of polysaccharides to target drugs to the colon. Carbohydr Polym. 2002; 48(3): 219-31[DOI]
  • 4. Das S, Ng KY. Colon-specific delivery of resveratrol: optimization of multi-particulate calcium-pectinate carrier. Int J Pharm. 2010; 385(1-2): 20-8[DOI][PubMed]
  • 5. Sande SA. Pectin-based oral drug delivery to the colon. Expert Opin Drug Deliv. 2005; 2(3): 441-50[DOI][PubMed]
  • 6. Hagesaether E, Hiorth M, Sande SA. Mucoadhesion and drug permeability of free mixed films of pectin and chitosan: an in vitro and ex vivo study. Eur J Pharm Biopharm. 2009; 71(2): 325-31[DOI][PubMed]
Creative Commons License Except where otherwise noted, this work is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial 4.0 International License .
Readers' Comments