volume 273, issue 1-2, P129-134 2004
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijpharm.2003.12.015
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Abstract: The purpose of this study was to develop an enzyme-based fermentation system for the in vitro assessment of colonic digestion of amylose films and coatings, and to compare its performance with a conventional fermentation model inoculated with human faecal bacteria. Amylose and ethylcellulose were mixed in different ratios and cast as isolated films, as well as spray coated onto drug-(5-aminosalicylic acid) loaded pellets. Four commercial amylase enzymes were individually screened for their ability to digest am…

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