volume 271, issue 1-2, P167-179 2004
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijpharm.2003.11.005
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Abstract: Amphiphilic graft copolymers with dextrans as the main chains and poly(epsilon-caprolactone) as the side chains were synthesized by solution polymerization in dimethyl sulfoxide using stannous 2-ethylhexanoate as a catalyst. The copolymers were characterized with nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy and gel permeation chromatography. Paclitaxel loaded copolymer films were prepared using a solution cast method. In vitro release rates were influenced by both the initial paclitaxel loading and the morphology o…

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