Table 1 : Water uptake in percent of the original mass for the reference and the test gels
after incubation with PBS of pH 7.4 for 3 days, calculated using equation 1, data
presented as mean ± SD (n=3).


alginate agar agarose PAA PVA

21.6±2.3 0.4±0.1 0.3±0.2 18.4±1.4 -14.3±2.4

Seidlitz et al.Journal of Pharmaceutical Technology and Drug Research  2013 2:19DOI : 10.7243/2050-120X-2-19