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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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8 to calculate the modulus of the reactive and nonreactive bilayers samples with EVOH or PA6 by using the data of the neat polymers.
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).
The displacement as a function of the load varying the number of bilayers from 1 to 10, within a constant thickness of 2 [micro]m is observed.
We have recently published a study showing that the MECA supports high-resolution polymer sizing with a single biological nanopore (alpha-haemolysin) - one of the most exacting tasks in bilayer recording- in a parallel format.
Keywords: Flow processes; Lipid bilayer formation; Monolayer rheology; Liposomes; Drug delivery and targeting
This can be understood from the viewpoint of a one-dimensional SNG PC made by repeatedly stacking the resonant ENG-MNG bilayers.
Vibrio cholerae cytolysin/haemolysin (VCC) (1) is a prominent member of a large, heterologous family of membrane-damaging proteins, collectively called pore-forming toxins (PFTs) (2,3) that cause lysis of the target cell by punching transmembrane holes in the plasma membrane lipid bilayer.
The CoF of two bilayers sliding over each other in a water solution was theoretically estimated to be very low [24].
6) investigated the workability of liquid membrane bilayers and their role in the mechanism of action of surface active drugs.
To investigate the potential interactions of DE directly with lipid bilayers, we have utilized a model system in which a self-quenching fluorescent dye has been trapped inside liposomes; an increase in the fluorescence of the dye is a marker for membrane permeation.
Ultrasome particles have a lipid assembly comprising a hydrophobic core as in emulsion but surrounded by phospholipid bilayers.