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ISRN Pharmaceutics
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 230621, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.5402/2012/230621
Research Article

Fabrication and Development of Pectin Microsphere of Metformin Hydrochloride

1Department of Pharmacy, Himalayan Pharmacy Institute, Majhitar, Rangpo, East Sikkim 737136, India
2Bengal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research, Bidhannagar, West Bengal, Durgapur 713212, India

Received 27 March 2012; Accepted 6 June 2012

Academic Editors: J.-J. Chen, J.-M. Huang, and E. Lattmann

Copyright © 2012 Pritam Banerjee et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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