• RAMA BUKKA Department of Pharmaceutics, Nargund College of Pharmacy, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India.
  • CHAYA HN Department of Pharmaceutics, Nargund College of Pharmacy, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India.


Objective: The study is aimed to develop a simple, isocratic and sensitive reversed-phase high-performance liquid chromatography method for the analysis of granisetron during transdermal permeation studies through porcine ear epithelium.

Methods: A reversed-phase (C18) column was used with ultraviolet detection at 210 nm. Selected mobile phase contained 25% (v/v) of acetonitrile and 75% (v/v) of 0.25 mM potassium dihydrogen orthophosphate solution pH adjusted to 3.0 using 1% orthophosphoric acid solution.

Results: Calibration curve showed good linearity over 0.1–30 μg/mL concentration range of porcine ear permeates in 80% ethanol and 20% water (blank permeates). The applicability of the method was demonstrated by the analysis of diffusion study samples of granisetron through porcine ear epithelium and the steady-state permeability flux (J) from ethanolic solution was found to be 4.707 µg/square cm/h.

Conclusion: The developed method can be used in the analysis of diffusion study samples of granisetron transdermal formulations through the porcine ear epithelium.

Keywords: Reversed-phase high-performance liquid chromatography, Flux, Transdermal, Porcine ear, Granisetron


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BUKKA, R., and C. HN. “HIGH-PERFORMANCE LIQUID CHROMATOGRAPHIC ESTIMATION METHOD FOR TRANSDERMAL DIFFUSION STUDY OF GRANISETRON”. Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research, Vol. 14, no. 4, Apr. 2021, pp. 105-8, doi:10.22159/ajpcr.2021.v14i4.40832.
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