Preparation of Electrospun Alginate Webs for Transdermal Drug Delivery Systems

  title={Preparation of Electrospun Alginate Webs for Transdermal Drug Delivery Systems},
  author={Min Kyung Ku and Changhyun Kim and Hyungsup Kim},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering},
c2015 The Korean Fiber Society Abstract: In this study, alginate was electrospun for transdermal drug delivery systems. The spinnability of alginate was improved by the reduction of intra-molecular hydrogen bonding using glycerol. The prepared alginate solutions were electrospun and coagulated in CaCl2 aqueous solution for improved dimensional stability. To observe release ability, the electrospun alginate web was immersed in phosphate buffered saline (PBS) solution. Although 60% of dextran… Expand


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