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bilayer

 [bi´la-er]
a membrane consisting of two molecular layers, such as the cell membrane or the envelope of some viruses.
Lipid bilayer, a fluid barrier to permeability, with polar head groups exposed and hydrophobic tails sequestered. From Dorland's, 2000.

bilayer

/bi·lay·er/ (bi´la-er) a membrane consisting of two molecular layers.
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Lipid bilayer, a fluid barrier to permeability, with polar head groups exposed and hydrophobic tails sequestered.

bilayer

(bī′lā′ər)
n.
A structure, such as a film or membrane, consisting of two molecular layers: a phospholipid bilayer.

bilayer

a membrane layer two molecules thick.

phospholipid bilayer
a layer containing two phospholipid molecules which is the basic structural unit of all biological membranes.
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In the description of the original technique for the placement of bilayer patch device (Ethicon, Prolen Hernia System[R], PHS), which is a three-dimensional double layer device, the connector of the PHS has a role of a 'plug in', which is positioned in internal inguinal ring, very close to the spermatic cord and in contact with the genital branch of genitofemoral nerve, ilioinguinal nerve, and sympathetic nerves (testicular plexus)(1,2).
For bilayer coatings, the soft base layer was introduced to the coating systems.
This paper established a new bilayer coupled public traffic network model based on the existing modeling methods and the modeling idea as follows:
Making a bilayer for the robots isn't difficult, but making a fast one requires technical expertise," said Kim.
Nonetheless, these limits cannot simply be transferred from a single layer to a bilayer process.
This could be explained based on this fact that cholesterol would be more likely to increase the number of bilayers since it has little effect on the charge at the bilayer surface and interbilayer separation (19).
A fused textile panel as a joined bilayer textile system has specific properties in respect to the shell fabric and interlining.
According to figure 1(b), the system was meshed with a higher concentration of elements near to the symmetric axis (where the indententation is applied) and in the bilayer (more than in the substrate), in order to have greater accuracy.
These include the TA-CLT Capsule Loop Tensile Test Fixture and TA-BLS Bilayer Shear Jig.
Conclusions: The formation of permanent colloidal structures consisting of bilayer phases like e.
For even more new tricks, scientists are turning to two-layer, or bilayer, graphene.