volume 272, issue 1-2, P99-108 2004
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijpharm.2003.12.001
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Abstract: The main objective of the present study was to examine the effect of chemical crosslinking of chitosan microspheres on the gastric residence and local tetracycline concentrations following oral administration in fasted gerbils. Radioiodinated [125I] glyoxal-crosslinked chitosan microsphere suspension in deionized distilled water was administered for the gastric residence studies. At different time points, the animals were sacrificed and the radioactivity in tissues and fluids was measured. Stomach tetracycline…

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