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Table 1 Physicochemical and pharmacopoeial properties of Khaya senegalensis gum

From: Formulation and development of metformin-loaded microspheres using Khaya senegalensis (Meliaceae) gum as co-polymer

Parameter Result
Yield (%) 28.48
Colour Brown
Odour Characteristic odour
Taste Slightly bland
Texture Slightly gritty
Moisture content (%) 14.59 ± 0.50
pH 4.00 ± 0.05
Total ash (% w/w) 5.25 ± 0.14
Acid insoluble ash (% w/w) 2.08 ± 0.09