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Definition of the noun Bilayer

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noun - plural: bilayers

  1. Any structure consisting of two layers of molecules

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Bilayer: A bilayer is a double layer of closely packed atoms or molecules.

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Google previewHandbook of Biofunctional Surfaces (2013)

by Wolfgang Knoll

A lipid bilayer is a basic structural component ofa cell membrane. It is formed by the self-organizing process of lipid molecules, which are amphiphilic molecules, each of which contains both a hydrophilic part and a hydrophobic part, as shown ...

Google previewPrinciples Of Cell Biology (2016)

Biology, Microbiology by CTI Reviews

The lipid bilayer is a thin polar membrane made of two layers of lipid molecules. These membranes are flat sheets that form a continuous barrier around all cells. The cell membranes of almost all living organisms and many viruses are made of ...

Google previewSeeleys Anatomy and Physiology (2016)

by CTI Reviews

The lipid bilayer is a thin polar membrane made of two layers of lipid molecules. These membranes are flat sheets that form a continuous barrier around cells. The cell membrane of almost all living organisms and many viruses are made of a ...

Google previewe-Study Guide for: The Molecules of Life: Physical and Chemical Principles by John Kuriyan, ISBN 9780815341888 (2013)

by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

A bilayer is a double layer of closely packed atoms or molecules. The properties of bilayers are often studied in condensed matter physics, particularly in the context of semiconductor devices, where two distinct materials are united to form ...

Google previewBiology Today and Tomorrow with Physiology (2016)

by CTI Reviews

The lipid bilayer is a thin polar membrane made of.

Google previewGeneral Principles (2012)

by Ronald Aloia

The phospholipid bilayer is an integral component of cellular membranes, acting as a permeability barrier and a matrix in which membrane proteins are embedded. The functional role of individual phospholipid species in ...

Google previewInterfacial Catalysis (2002)

by Alexander G. Volkov

Second, an ultrathin film such as a planar lipid bilayer is a system whose interior is influenced by the proximity of ...

Google previewSurgical Research (2001)

by Wiley W. Souba, Douglas W. Wilmore

These protein effects combine to make the mammalian cell membrane approximately 106 times more conductive to ions compared to the pure lipid bilayer (2). The mammalian cell membrane lipid bilayer is a twodimensional structured fluid.

Google previewCell Biology (2007)

by Thomas D. Pollard, William C. Earnshaw, Jennifer Lippincott-Schwartz

This computational approach is both necessary and appropriate, as a lipid bilayer is a fluid without a regular structure. Such models account for virtually all molecular parameters (electron density, surface roughness, distance between ...

Google previewChemistry, Cell Biology, and Genetics (2016)

by CTI Reviews

The lipid bilayer is a thin polar membrane made of two layers of lipid molecules. These membranes are flat sheets that form a continuous barrier around cells. The cell membrane of almost all living organisms and many viruses are made of a ...

Google previewApplications of Electrochemistry and Nanotechnology in Biology and Medicine II (2011)

by Noam Eliaz

The resulting lipid bilayer is a matrix that incorporates different proteins performing a variety of functions. Biomembranes form a highly selective barrier between the inside and the outside of living cells. They are highly insulating to inorganic ...

Google previewVander's Human Physiology, The Mechanisms of Body Function (2016)

Medicine, Human anatomy by CTI Reviews

The Lipid bilayer is a thin membrane made of two layers of lipid molecules. These membranes are flat sheets that form a continuous barrier around cells.

Google previewMolecular Biology, Principles of Genome Function (2016)

Biology, Molecular biology by CTI Reviews

The lipid bilayer is a thin polar membrane made of two layers of lipid molecules. These membranes are flat sheets that form a continuous barrier around cells. The cell membrane of almost all living organisms and many viruses are made of a ...

Google previewBioMEMS and Biomedical Nanotechnology (2007)

Volume III: Therapeutic Micro/Nanotechnology by Tejal Desai, Sangeeta N. Bhatia

INTRODUCTION The phospholipid bilayer is a universal molecular architecture that is shared by all cell membranes. The canonical vision of this material is a fluid mosaic [1] of proteins, lipids, and cholesterol that exhibits both a high degree of ...

Google previewChemistry, Cell Biology, and Genetics, Volume I (2016)

Biology, Cell biology by CTI Reviews

The lipid bilayer is a thin polar membrane made of two layers of lipid molecules. These membranes are flat sheets that form a continuous barrier around cells. The cell membrane of almost all living organisms and many viruses are made of a ...

Google previewBRS Cell Biology and Histology (2016)

Biology, Cell biology by CTI Reviews

The lipid bilayer is a thin polar membrane made of two layers of lipid molecules. These membranes are flat sheets that form a continuous barrier around cells. The cell membrane of almost all living organisms and many viruses are made of a ...

Google previewThe Structure of Biological Membranes, Third Edition (2011)

by Philip L. Yeagle

the lipid bilayer is a likely response to hydrophobic mismatch. We know, of course, that some such change must M5–M6 M3—M4 FIGURE 13.19 Loops between transmembrane helices on the lumenal side of the Ca2+-ATPase in its ...

Google previewModelling of GPCRs (2012)

A Practical Handbook by Andrea Strasser, Hans-Joachim Wittmann

The lipid bilayer is a planar, two dimensional fluid. A large number of proteins belong to the class of membrane proteins. Membrane proteins can be divided into two groups: First, peripheral membrane proteins, which are located on the surface ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Nonlinear Science (2006)

by Alwyn Scott

In spite oftheir variable compositions, the fundamental structural element of all biomembranes is a liquidcrystalline phospholipid bilayer. Thus, the lipid bilayer principle of cell or biological membranes may be summarily stated as follows:all ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of toxicology (2005)

Dib-L] by Philip Wexler, Bruce D. Anderson

Knowledge of the structure of viral membrane bilayers has come chiefly from the study of a few viruses that are easily grown in large quantities in the laboratory, namely the orthomyxo- , paramyxo-, rhabdo- and togaviruses. In these, the bilayer ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Microbiology (2009)

The lipid bilayer domain, which is composed of mainly glycerophospholipids ( phosphatidylethanolamine, phosphatidylglycerol, and cardiolipin in the enteric bacteria) in the inner membrane, additionally contains lipopolysaccharide (LPS) – a ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Chemical Physics and Physical Chemistry: Applications (2001)

by Nicholas D. Spencer, John H. Moore

bilayer admicelle; (b) spheroidal, globular adsorbed micelle. of figure C2.3. 15(a). It should be stressed that the structure for the hemispherical hemimicellar model takes simultaneous account of surfactant ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Cell & Molecular Biology (2007)

by John M. Lackie

lipid bilayer See phospholipid bilayer. lipidoses Storage diseases in which the missing enzyme is one that degrades sphingolipids (sphingomyelin, ceramides, gangliosides). In Tay–Sachs disease the lesion is in hexosiminidase A, an enzyme ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Genetics, Genomics, Proteomics, and Informatics (2008)

by George P. Rédei

The basic structural element is the lipid bilayer of about 5 to 8 nm in thickness. In the double structure the polar head of the lipid face the aqueous environment and the tails inward are hydrophobic. Unsaturated lipids are concentrated in the ...

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