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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

(bī′lā′ər)
n.
A structure, such as a film or membrane, consisting of two molecular layers: a phospholipid bilayer.
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Herewith, we obtained the electron density profile of the polar head group, of the acyl chain regions of the lipid bilayers, and of the fraction of the resulting unilamellar vesicles (32,33) by using the function:
use molecular dynamics (MD) simulations to investigate the interactions of a simple DNA nanopore with a lipid bilayer. They demonstrate the close packing of lipids around the stably inserted DNA pore and its cation selectivity [10].
The five deposited bilayers were measured before and after heat treatment; the relationship between copper and gold bilayers was 25 : 75 at.% and the thickness obtained after annealing showed a decrease of 10-15% of original deposited bilayer.
It is widely employed in the investigation of biological systems, including phospholipids bilayers [11, 27-29].
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).
hIAPP Monomer Displays Multiple Binding Orientations at Zwitterionic POPC Bilayers, Different from Its Binding Behavior at Anionic POPG Bilayers, Which Has Only One Preferential Binding Orientation.
We have studied the interaction of fructooligosaccharides from chicory with two biomimetic models of membrane, supported bilayer membrane, and reconstituted liposomes, by means of electrochemical, spectroscopy, and microscopy techniques.
Helfrich, "Elastic properties of lipid bilayers: theory and possible experiments," Zeitschrift fur Naturforschung.
The facts that the results of experiments on cholesterol partitioning and dynamics in lipid bilayers are so challenging and contradicting stimulated numerous computational studies.
Photocatalytic nanocomposite films with different number of bilayers were prepared via an electrostatic layer-by-layer (LbL) self-assembly method.