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Microcapsules with a pH responsive polymer: Influence of the encapsulated oil on the capsule morphology.
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PMID:  21764268     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Microcapsules were prepared by microsieve membrane cross flow emulsification of Eudragit FS 30D/dichloromethane/edible oil mixtures in water, and subsequent phase separation induced by extraction of the dichloromethane through an aqueous phase. For long-chain triglycerides and jojoba oil, core-shell particles were obtained with the oil as core, surrounded by a shell of Eudragit. Medium chain triglyceride (MCT oil) was encapsulated as relatively small droplets in the Eudragit matrix. The morphology of the formed capsules was investigated with optical and SEM microscopy. Extraction of the oil from the core-shell capsules with hexane resulted in hollow Eudragit capsules with porous shells. It was shown that the differences are related to the compatibility of the oils with the shell-forming Eudragit. An oil with poor compatibility yields microcapsules with a dense Eudragit shell on a single oil droplet as the core; oils having better compatibility yield porous Eudragit spheres with several oil droplets trapped inside.
Nagesh A Wagdare; Antonius T M Marcelis; Remko M Boom; Cees J M van Rijn
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-6-29
Journal Detail:
Title:  Colloids and surfaces. B, Biointerfaces     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1873-4367     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-7-18     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9315133     Medline TA:  Colloids Surf B Biointerfaces     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2011 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
Laboratory of Organic Chemistry, Wageningen University, 6703 HB Wageningen, The Netherlands; Food Process Engineering Group, Wageningen University, 6700 EV Wageningen, The Netherlands.
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