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monomolecular film or
monolayer a single layer of lipid molecules with their hydrocarbon chains at right angles to the surface, as when a lipid is allowed to spread over the surface of pure water. See UNIT MEMBRANE and FLUID-MOSAIC MODEL.
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A monomolecular film
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Attributes: Crodaquat TES is very effective in removing the troublesome monomolecular film
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The MoldWiz forms a monomolecular film
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