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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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The works corresponding to this operation include: - the repair of the peripheral joints of the existing bilayer filters (between 1 and 5 filters), - the renovation of the civil engineering of the side channels, - the renovation of the east faade, - the renewal of the variable speed drives of the booster pumps and washing pumps, - the renovation of the south facade in the required variant.
Key words: Bilayer patch device; Connector; Indirect inguinal hernioplasty; Recurrence; Chronic pain
A set of single- and bilayer coatings listed in Table 1 was prepared using UV-curing technique.
We mimicked the bilayer structure to make an actuator that can generate motions by using environmental humidity change," Kim said.
Keywords Multilayer, Bilayer slot die coating, Process window, Non-newtonian flow, Lithium-ion batteries
Among the different factors that influence the drug release from vesicles, the bilayer composition is a critical factor.
Raman spectroscopy enabled us to produce spectra of the different components of the lipid bilayer and the antioxidant BHA.
Besides providing the highest level of fire protection, the bilayer arrangement "is likely to be easier, faster, and less expensive to fabricate" than the other combinations, the team reports.
Only a small shift in temperature is needed to dramatically alter magnetism of the metal bilayer - a tremendously useful property in electronic engineering, the BBC reported.
Among specific topics are the structural analysis of steels by cavitation erosion, the in vitro response and adhesive strength of titanium and hydroxyapatite bilayer films on polyetheretherketone substrate, biopolymer blends as potential biomaterials and cosmetic materials, investigating a mechanical valve impairment after eight years of implantation, and the numerical analysis of stresses and strains in a bone-implant assembly.
Liposomes are artificially-prepared vesicles that are made out of the same material as a cell membrane, a lipid bilayer.