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Microencapsulation

Microencapsulation: A Wide Array of Applications

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Microencapsulation is an advanced delivery system which involves storage of particles of an active agent in a protective shell made of polymeric compounds to form particles sized in the micrometer to millimeter range. The main objective of the process is to protect the active agent in uncertain conditions and prevent its degradation. Within the pharmaceutical industry, the technique is used to prevent enzymatic degradation of active agents when entered in the body. It is also one of the major benchmarks…

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Microencapsulation

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Microencapsulation is a process of encapsulating microscopic drug particles with a special coating material, therefore making the drug particles more desirable in terms of physical and chemical characteristics.

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