Table 2 : Young's moduli E (MPa) of the reference and the test gels calculated separately from
individual stress-strain curves using equation 2.


day    E (MPa)

  alginate agar agarose PAA PVA

0

0.017
0.019
0.040
0.040
0.049
0.049
0.023
0.023
0.033
0.032

1

0.014
0.014
- - - -

2

0.010
0.009
- - - -

28

- 0.021
0.023
0.045
0.046
0.022
0.018
0.040
0.042

  Values of Young´s moduli given in bold were calculated form the presented stress-strain curves.
The second value was calculated form the non-depicted stress-strain curve (n = 2 per gel formulation and time point).

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