noun[mass noun] Chemistry
- The process of forming a gel.More example sentences
- On one side, protein gelation is involved in many biological processes such as blood coagulation or wound healing.
- It has been reported that doxorubicin can be concentrated to such an extent within liposomes that gelation takes place in the presence of the divalent sulfate counterion.
- Disruption of the microtubule network significantly weakens the elastic response, and the disassembly of actin filaments completely prevents gelation.