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A structure, such as a film or membrane, consisting of two molecular layers: a phospholipid bilayer.


(Biology) a cell membrane consisting of two layers


(ˈbaɪˌleɪ ər)

a structure composed of two molecular layers, esp. of phospholipids in cellular membranes.
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There are also some experimental studies about step strain experiments on multilayer structures such as PS/PS bilayers [39], SBR/PI bilayers, or coextruded amorphous glass and elastomeric polyurethanes [40].
The obtained results indicated a diffusion-based mechanism for drug leakage through bilayers.
The Council also welcomed the commitment of the international community to continue providing substantial support to the Afghan Government and people, and noted in this regard the long-term NATO-Afghanistan Enduring Partnership, Afghanistan's bilateral Strategic Partnership Agreements and other bilayers with other countries.
Droplet Interface Bilayers (DIBs) are created by contacting aqueous droplets in a lipid/oil solution.
Of the four, the best candidate for a bio-based fire retardant, according to the researchers, appears to be 10 repeating bilayers of chitosan overlain by a mixture of DNA and montmorillonite.
Liposomes, Lipid Bilayers and Model Membranes: From Basic Research to Application
The third part expands the discussion to include bilayer QH systems and the inter-layer phenomena unique to bilayers.
Possible targets for barrier-influencing moisturizing creams include the intercellular lipid bilayers, where the fraction of lipids forming a fluid phase might be changed due to compositional or organizational changes.
Photocatalytic nanocomposite films with different number of bilayers were prepared via an electrostatic layer-by-layer (LbL) self-assembly method.
For this study, the total layer thickness was fixed as constant and the number of bilayers was varied.
Despite its proven value, bilayer recording can be very frustrating due to the capricious nature of lipid bilayers which have to be formed manually one by one and which often lack stability.
Results: Asymmetric bilayers can be produced by the coupling of drop and target monolayers.