Table of Contents Author Guidelines Submit a Manuscript
Journal of Pharmaceutics
Volume 2016, Article ID 7608693, 12 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/7608693
Research Article

Physicochemical and Antimicrobial Properties of Cocoa Pod Husk Pectin Intended as a Versatile Pharmaceutical Excipient and Nutraceutical

1Department of Pharmaceutics, Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, College of Health Sciences, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi, Ghana
2School of Pharmacy, University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana

Received 28 November 2015; Accepted 14 February 2016

Academic Editor: Pornsak Sriamornsak

Copyright © 2016 Ofosua Adi-Dako 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.

Citations to this Article [5 citations]

The following is the list of published articles that have cited the current article.

  • Ofosua Adi-Dako, Kwabena Ofori-Kwakye, Mariam El Boakye-Gyasi, Samuel Oppong Bekoe, and Samuel Okyem, “In Vitro Evaluation of Cocoa Pod Husk Pectin as a Carrier for Chronodelivery of Hydrocortisone Intended for Adrenal Insufficiency,” Journal of Drug Delivery, vol. 2017, pp. 1–10, 2017. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  • Rocio Campos-Vega, Karen H. Nieto-Figueroa, and B. Dave Oomah, “Cocoa (Theobroma cacao L.) pod husk: renewable source of bioactive compounds,” Trends in Food Science & Technology, 2018. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  • Ofosua Adi-Dako, Kwabena Ofori-Kwakye, Kennedy Kwami Edem Kukuia, Jerry Asiedu-Larbi, Alexander Kwadwo Nyarko, Doris Kumadoh, and Grace Frimpong, “Cocoa Pod Husk Pectin Intended as a Pharmaceutical Excipient Has No Adverse Effects on Haematological Parameters in Sprague Dawley Rats,” Journal of Pharmaceutics, vol. 2018, pp. 1–10, 2018. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  • Ofosua Adi-Dako, Kwabena Ofori-Kwakye, Seth Kwabena Amponsah, Isaac Boamah, Noble Kuntworbe, and Esther Eshun Oppong, “Potential of Cocoa Pod Husk Pectin-Based Modified Release Capsules as a Carrier for Chronodelivery of Hydrocortisone in Sprague-Dawley Rats,” Journal of Drug Delivery, vol. 2018, pp. 1–8, 2018. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  • Erik Polanco-Lugo, José Isabel Martínez-Castillo, Juan Carlos Cuevas-Bernardino, Tania González-Flores, Ruby Valdez-Ojeda, Neith Pacheco, and Teresa Ayora-Talavera, “Citrus pectin obtained by ultrasound-assisted extraction: Physicochemical, structural, rheological and functional properties,” CyTA - Journal of Food, vol. 17, no. 1, pp. 463–471, 2019. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar