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  • adjective biology Having a single layer or lamella.


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  • Small unilamellar fatty acid vesicles grow when fed with fatty acid micelles and can be forced to divide by extrusion, but this artificial division process results in significant loss of protocell contents during each division cycle.

    Better Bubbles 2009

  • Crowe JH (1991) Solution effects on the thermotropic phase transition of unilamellar liposomes.

    PLoS ONE Alerts: New Articles Dity Natan et al. 2009

  • Large unilamellar vesicles (LUV) with ~100 nm of diameter were obtained by extrusion of multilamellar vesicles, as described elsewhere

    PLoS ONE Alerts: New Articles Marco M. Domingues et al. 2009

  • 31P NMR spectroscopy • FCS, fluorescence correlation spectroscopy • LUV, large unilamellar vesicles • PA, dioleoylphosphatidic acid • PC,

    Journal of Biological Chemistry current issue Pu, M., Fang, X., Redfield, A. G., Gershenson, A., 2009

  • Drug leakage from a widely used type of liposome, multilamellar liposomes (MLVs), is inherently minimized relative to drug leakage from one-layer, or unilamellar, liposomes due to MLVs 'basic configuration (

    PLoS ONE Alerts: New Articles Albert Wong 2010


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