polyelectrolyte complex

Neutral polymer-polymer complex composed of macromolecules carrying charges of opposite sign causing the macromolecules to be bound together by electrostatic interactions.
A @P04728@ complex is also called a polysalt. Use of this term is not recommended.
PAC, 2006, 78, 2067. (Terminology of polymers containing ionizable or ionic groups and of polymers containing ions (IUPAC Recommendations 2006)) on page 2073 [Terms] [Paper]