monolayer


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mon·o·lay·er

 (mŏn′ō-lā′ər)
n.
1. A film or layer of a compound one molecule thick.
2. A layer of cells one cell thick, grown in a culture.

monolayer

(ˈmɒnəʊˌleɪə)
n
(Chemistry) a single layer of atoms or molecules adsorbed on a surface. Also called: molecular film
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The researchers then cooled this monolayer down to a temperature of just above absolute zero and excited it with a laser.
2] published three examples of increasing concentrations of treatments on resistant cell lines, comparing the effect on monolayer versus spheroid cultures.
Researchers at SLAC placed their monolayer samples, which were prepared by Linyou Cao's group at North Carolina State University, into a beam of very energetic electrons.
Though spreading monolayer at water/air surface had been thought to be an effective way to reduce water evaporation in open storage since 1950s, it had not been widely used in practical project.
In the plot of the surface pressure versus surface area per repeating unit, the monolayer changed from the gas phase to the liquid expanded phase at lower surface pressure for systems at low temperature compared with those at high temperature.
The monolayer PA6 solution, named 'Icorene 7620 Fuel Lock', which was launched during the Conference of the Alliance of Roto Moulding Organisations (ARMO), held in Lyon, France, last October, was developed for small engine tanks for off-road vehicles.
Methods: Two liquid surfaces covered with phospholipid monolayers are brought into contact by oblique impact of a drop on a liquid surface.
The objective of this research is to investigate how resuspension varies between monolayer and multilayer deposits on real indoor surfaces and to develop a reliable experimental methodology that can be expanded in the future to investigate the impact of numerous environmental variables, such as relative humidity and the physical arrangement of the multilayer deposit.
The additive is called Quoral, and it works by creating impermeable overlapping platelets in the walls of a monolayer HDPE bottle to inhibit passage of gas.
Here in we report preliminary results on the blood compatibility and the lipid monolayer stability of gold nanoparticles synthesized by biocompatible polymer o, o' bis (2 amino propyl) poly ethylene glycol (M.
ArunA has further developed its adherent monolayer technology by creating hN2(TM), a normal human neural cell ideal for drug screening, toxicology studies and basic neural research and we are pleased to be able to offer these cells commercially to the research market," said David Ray, ArunA's Chief Executive Officer.