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co·ac·er·vate

(kō-as'er-vāt),
An aggregate of colloidal particles separated out of an emulsion (coacervation) by the addition of some third component (coacervating agent).
[L. coacervare, pp. -atus, to collect in a mass]

coacervate

(kō-ăs′ĕr-vāt) [L. coacervatus, heaped up]
The formation of an aggregate in a solution that is about to emulsify or in an emulsion that is demulsifying.
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Given the above, the objective of this study was to microencapsulate Lactobacillus acidophilus La-5 using complex coacervation followed by freeze-drying, then characterize the particles and evaluate the viability and stability of the encapsulated culture during storage.
Recent scientific studies have shown the importance and the effect of microencapsulation by complex coacervation on the controlled availability of propolis extract (NORI et al., 2011) and oral drug celecoxib (CHENG et al., 2010).
Sawicka, "Microencapsulation of cholecalciferol by coacervation," Die Pharmazie, vol.
Razavi et al., "Complex coacervation of [beta]-lactoglobulin--K-carrageenan aqueous mixtures as affected by polysaccharide sonication," Food Chemistry, vol.
Dima, "Microencapsulation of essential oil of pimento [Pimenta dioica (L) Merr.] by chitosan/k-carrageenan complex coacervation method," Innovative Food Science & Emerging Technologies, vol.
Chemical methods tend to be preferred for non-solid core materials and include coacervation and sol-gel approaches.
Several techniques for manufacturing microspheres have been developed, such as electrospray drying [14, 15], solvent evaporation [16-18], emulsion crosslinking [19, 20], ionic gelation technique [21], direct dispersion method [22], microfluidic channels [23], supercritical carbon dioxide [24], coacervation method [25], and free radical emulsion polymerization [26].
Combined coacervation method was used to produce omega-3 nanocapsules.
Techniques including spray drying, melt extrusion, coacervation, and aqueous emulsions have been used to generate fragrance-containing microparticles.
Trotta, "Formulation of curcumin-loaded solid lipid nanoparticles produced by fatty acids coacervation technique," Journal of Microencapsulation, vol.