critical micelle concentration

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crit·i·cal mi·celle con·cen·tra·tion (cmc),

the concentration at which an amphipathic molecule (for example, a phospholipid) will form a micelle.
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crit·i·cal mi·celle con·cen·tra·tion

(cmc) (krit'i-kăl mi-sel' kon'sĕn-trā'shŭn)
The concentration at which an amphipathic molecule (e.g., a phospholipid) will form a micelle.
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Table 1: Critical micelle concentration (CMC) of SDS at 22 [degrees]C.
The critical micelle concentration was unknown in this work.
adsorption capacity (mol/[m.sup.2]) [infinity]] [[GAMMA].sub.m] minimum value of the surfactant concentration at the barrier ring required to prevent coalescence (mol/[m.sup.2]) [mu] viscosity of the medium (Pa s) [rho] density of the liquid phase (kg/[m.sub.3]) [[lambda].sub.i] zeros of the Bessel function of the first kind and order one ([J.sub.1]) [[sigma].sub.[GAMMA]] standard deviation in the distribution of [GAMMA] (mol/[m.sup.2]) [[tau].sub.R] dimensionless coalescence time Abbreviations CMC critical micelle concentration EOS equation of state SDBS sodium dodecyl benzene sulphonate SDS sodium dodecyl sulphate
HA at its critical micelle concentration of 3.4 mg/ml was then used to increase LNAPL mobilization.
Values of critical micelle concentration (mM) measured by the Spectrophotometric method at 298 K [[C.sub.12]tma]Cl [[C.sub.12]MIm]Cl Water 21 12.5 25 mM phosphate buffer 13.5 5 [[C.sub.14]tma]Cl [[C.sub.14]MIm]Cl Water 5 3.5 25 mM phosphate buffer 2 2.5
The siloxane-based multi-functional surfactant shows a very low critical micelle concentration plus the lowest surface tension reading of all surfactants tested (Table 3).
Among the topics covered in the book are: "Techniques for studying block copolymers," "Dynamic processes in block copolymer melts," "The critical micelle concentration," "Adsorption from block copolymer solutions," "Gelation in block copolymer solutions," "Structure formation in semicrystalline diblocks," "Crystallization kinetics in semicrystalline block copolymers," and "Theories for binary block copolymer/homopolymer blends." The text should prove valuable to the polymer and materials science researcher in both industry and academia, and to post-graduates in related fields, the publisher says.
Micellization occurs when the surfactant concentration is equal or less than its critical micelle concentration (CMC) at which micelles form.
And the critical micelle concentration, encapsulation efficiency, particle size, and micelle stability of the two amphiphilic copolymers were characterized.
Cellulose beads of the smallest mean diameter (26.5 [+ or -] 2.1 [micro]m) were obtained at 3% (w/v) Span 80 which corresponded to the critical micelle concentration of Span 80 at 0.2 mM [36].
Thus, we have selected SEAR concentrations of 1.0 mM and 10.0 mM, which correspond to concentrations below and above the SEAR critical micelle concentration (CMC) [23], respectively, to evaluate their impact on the reduction of [Ag.sup.+] and posterior stabilization.
In water, surfactants have a measurable property called the critical micelle concentration. (4) This is the concentration at which micelles are formed and where surface tension reduction is greatest.

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