aqueous micelle

aqueous micelle

[¦āk·wē·əs mi′sel]
(biochemistry)
A spherical aggregate, 4-8 nanometers in diameter, formed dynamically from surfactants in water above a characteristic concentration, the critical micelle concentration.
References in periodicals archive ?
ion and monoanion of bis-p-MPPE is present in aqueous micelle pseudo phase.
Savelli, "Organic reactivity in aqueous micelles and similar assemblies," Advances in Physical Organic Chemistry, vol.