biomembrane

biomembrane

 [bi″o-mem´brān]
any membrane, e.g., the cell membrane, of an organism. adj., adj biomem´branous.

bi·o·mem·brane

(bī'ō-mem'brān),
A structure bounding a cell or cell organelle; it contains lipids, proteins, glycolipids, steroids, etc.
Synonym(s): membrane (2)

bi·o·mem·brane

(bī'ō-mem'brān)
A structure bounding a cell or cell organelle; it contains lipids, proteins, glycolipids, and steroids.
Synonym(s): membrana [TA] , membrane (2) .
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Biomembrane frontiers; nanostructures, models, and the design of life.
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Enhancement of the mechanical and biological properties of a biomembrane for tissue engineering the ocular surface.
(2), (3) developed an alternative system consisting of bilayers of liquid membranes generated from constituent lipids biomembrane (e.g., lecithin., cholesterol) on a hydrophobic-supporting membrane to mimic the action of biological agents.
The biomembrane was made of the 7% (180 mg in 7.5 ml buffer) solution of agarose (type I-A: Low EEO, Sigma) in the phosphate buffer (pH = 6.86) and of the suspension of the bacteria.
To further explore the templating function of the LLCs, the formation mechanism of anisotropic nanostructures and the synthesis in biological systems, here we prepared gold nanoproducts using lecithin (a natural biological material) to construct the lamellar LLC phase (mimicking a biomembrane).
Koyama I, Nakamura T, Ogasawara M, Nemoto M, Yoshida T (1992) The protective effect of taurine on the biomembrane against damage produced by the oxygen radical.
It is established that the rubber transferase is firmly associated with the monolayer biomembrane that surrounds each rubber particle (refs.
The water-swellable polyelectrolyte acts as a support for the biomembrane, not unlike the cytoskeletal support found in mammalian cell membranes.
tarsalis (infected with WEEV by feeding on viremic chickens or heparinized viremic chicken blood presented by hanging blood droplets, pledgets, or solutions through a biomembrane) did not show significant differences in infection rates or titers in infected female mosquitoes (F.
The aborigine's performance is paralleled with an equally surreal performance by Nobel prize winning physicist Shazar Ratner who speaks to Billy from inside a biomembrane which breathes for him while his face is being shot with silicone to prevent it from collapsing.