ISOLATION AND CHARECTERIZATION OF TAMARIND SEED POLYSACCHARIDES–A NATURAL RELEASE RETARDANT


Trideep Saikia, Jonab Ali, Biswajit Das

Abstract


Objective: The main objective was to isolate and characterise a naturally obtain polysaccharides which have the property to formulate sustain release product.

Methods: Tamarind Seed Polysaccharides (TSP) was isolated from seed of Tamarindus indica by crushed the seed into powder and boiled with water at 45 °C to extract the polysaccharides. After boiling for 12 h the supernatant liquids were collected and stored in cool place. After the liquids become cooled acetone was added and freeze at-40 °C. Freeze materials then lyophilized to extract out the Tamarind seed polysaccharides. After that polysaccharide was evaluated for organoleptic, micromeritic and other characterization parameter along with microbial contamination

Results: Yield of polysaccharides was found to be 16.85%. As per the micromeritic property flow of polysaccharides, tapped and bulk density was found in acceptable range. Microbial studies confirmed that TSP doesn’t support microbial growth.

Conclusion: The polysaccharides were isolated, extracted and characterized. The characterization was carried out for different physiochemical properties and powder properties.


Keywords


Tamarind seed polysaccharides (TSP), Freeze drying, Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC), Acute Toxicity

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Title

ISOLATION AND CHARECTERIZATION OF TAMARIND SEED POLYSACCHARIDES–A NATURAL RELEASE RETARDANT

Keywords

Tamarind seed polysaccharides (TSP), Freeze drying, Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC), Acute Toxicity

DOI

10.22159/ijcpr.2017v9i4.20972

Date

14-07-2017

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International Journal of Current Pharmaceutical Research
Vol 9, Issue 4, 2017 Page: 114-117

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0975-7066

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Authors & Affiliations

Trideep Saikia
Girijananda Chowdhury Institute of Pharmaceutical Science, Azara, Guwahati, Assam 781017

Jonab Ali
Girijananda Chowdhury Institute of Pharmaceutical Science, Azara, Guwahati, Assam 781017

Biswajit Das
Girijananda Chowdhury Institute of Pharmaceutical Science, Azara, Guwahati, Assam 781017


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