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Journal of Materials Chemistry B

Materials for biology and medicine


Layer-by-layer coating of alginate matrices with chitosan–alginate for the improved survival and targeted delivery of probiotic bacteria after oral administration

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Food and Nutritional Science, University of Reading, Reading, UK
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School of Pharmacy, University of Reading, Reading, UK
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Clasado Research Services Ltd, Science and Technology Centre, University of Reading, Earley Gate, Whiteknights Road, Reading, UK
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J. Mater. Chem. B, 2013,1, 52-60

DOI: 10.1039/C2TB00126H
Received 17 Sep 2012, Accepted 22 Oct 2012
First published online 05 Nov 2012

This article is part of themed collection: 2013 Journal of Materials Chemistry B Hot Papers
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