Table 3 : Physicochemichal characterization of the samples obtained according to the Box-Behnken Planning
for encapsulating agent comprising modified starch and silicon dioxide (1:1) (system B).

Encapsulating System B PC*
(mg/g)
FC†
(mg/g)
D‡
(g/ml)
Moisture
(% w/w)

Yield
(% m/m)

Flow characteristics
Carr index Hausner factor αº§
1 47.617 25.376 0.497 3.210 77.86 47.059 1.471 37.442
2 47.598 25.977 0.476 2.448 69.48 45.714 1.457 43.488
3 50.740 25.876 0.496 3.519 75.64 44.444 1.444 41.715
4 46.885 24.752 0.431 2.827 65.64 45.714 1.457 26.696
5 47.186 24.883 0.550 4.121 61.72 85.714 1.857 32.619
6 47.285 25.605 0.507 2.327 45.06 65.625 1.656 29.249
7 45.348 24.558 0.562 2.892 76.97 60.606 1.606 31.204
8 48.326 26.116 0.469 2.853 61.50 51.429 1.514 39.838
9 45.388 25.666 0.504 3.621 58.91 70.000 1.700 42.791
10 47.563 27.899 0.509 3.999 60.70 57.576 1.576 39.450
11 43.539 28.733 0.496 4.268 68.06 40.541 1.405 39.060
12 42.693 28.560 0.474 4.176 67.68 47.059 1.471 39.450
13 47.541 27.444 0.497 4.004 62.40 54.545 1.545 30.720
14 49.006 27.367 0.479 3.840 61.71 47.059 1.471 33.540
15 45.336 27.047 0.517 3.385 68.78 59.375 1.594 35.750

*PC: Propolis content; FC: Flavonoid content; D: Bulky density; §αº: Angle of repose

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