black membrane

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black membrane

[¦blak ′mem‚brān]
(cell molecular)
An artificial planar membrane that forms over a hole in the partition between two aqueous compartments and is optically black when viewed in incident light; used to study the permeability of bilayer membranes and the mobility of bilayer components.
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The bilayer lipid membrane, also called black lipid membrane (BLM) developed by Tien et al.