New preparation for oral administration of digestive enzyme. Lactase complex microcapsules.


Complex microcapsules which could protect therapeutic enzymes from inactivation in both the stomach and intestine were prepared. Thus, semipermeable microcapsules were first formed by enveloping the enzymes within spherical, ultrathin semipermeable membranes. To resist to the gastric juice, the semipermeable microcapsules were further encapsulated by… (More)