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bilayer

[′bī‚lā·ər]
(chemistry)
A layer two molecules thick, such as that formed on the surface of the aqueous phase by phospholipids in aqueous solution.
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Despite its proven value, bilayer recording can be very frustrating due to the capricious nature of lipid bilayers which have to be formed manually one by one and which often lack stability.
If the researchers only did that much, nothing interesting would happen, but they also inserted into the bilayer a modified form of a protein, alpha-hemolysin, made by the bacterium Staphylococcus aureus.
We show that under all studied conditions bilayer synthesis takes place.
These data have revealed a previously unrecognized phase at temperatures above 40 [degrees]C in which the bilayer fragments coalesce to form extended single-bilayer sheets.
However, it is possible to form gaps in bilayer graphene by applying an electric field perpendicular to graphene planes.
Principal author Feng Wang, UC Berkeley assistant professor of physics, claims that this is the first ever demonstration that bilayer graphene exhibits an electric field-induced, broadly tunable bandgap.
Parts II and III are devoted to monolayer and bilayer QH systems.
Liposomes, which are spherical vehicles formed by a phospholipid bilayer, are attractive drug carriers due to their biocompatibility and capacity to carry both hydrophobic and hydrophilic drugs.
The proprietary array chip creates lipid bilayers across the surface of multiple microwells on a silicon chip and measures the signal from single protein nanopores embedded in the bilayer in individual wells.
Main features: The work includes removing the existing current complex and laying a waterproofing system consists of a bilayer SBS stick, thermal insulation polyurethane and a second bilayer SBS tamper posed semi -adherence.