What are pullulan capsules? Everyone is not familiar with pullulan capsules. Before we need to understand what pullulan is, we can better understand what pullulan capsules are.
Pullulan is a natural water-soluble polysaccharide produced by fermentation of Aureobasidium pullulans. Its molecule is formed by the combination of maltotriose through the α-1,6-glycosidic bond, and the average molecular weight is 2×105 Da. Pullulan can be processed into a variety of products. It has good film-forming properties. The formed pullulan film is very stable and has excellent oxygen barrier properties. It is widely used in the pharmaceutical and food industries as capsule-forming agents and thickeners. , adhesives, food packaging, etc.
Pullulan can be used in the pharmaceutical industry to manufacture capsules, lozenges, non-crystalline drugs, hemostatic agents, plasma extenders, X-ray contrast agents; toxoids and vaccine protective agents; wound sutures; artificial organs, and antibiotics. Coagulation of medical materials, etc.
Moreover, compared with other capsules, pullulan capsules have obvious advantages: 1. The oxygen permeability of pullulan capsules is about 1/8 of that of gelatin capsules and 1/300 of that of HPMC capsules, which can effectively protect the contents. Free from oxidation and prolong the storage period; 2. The transparency is comparable to that of animal capsules, and the filling contents are visible; 3. It does not contain animal protein and fat, it is not easy to breed microorganisms, and the quality is stable; 4. It does not contain animal ingredients, no crazy The hidden worries of zoonotic infectious diseases such as bovine disease and foot-and-mouth disease; 5. Made of natural plant materials, without religious and vegetarian restrictions.
And according to the experiment, pullulan will not cause any biological toxicity or abnormal state, and it can be safely used in food and medicine, so everyone does not have to be so prepared for pullulan. The performance of pullulan capsules is Even better than other capsules, it is more worthy of our trust.
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