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Brain Neuraminidases and Gangliosides

  • G. Tettamanti
  • B. Venerando
  • B. Cestaro
  • A. Preti
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Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 71)

Abstract

Soluble amphiphiles are present, in water solutions, in two physical forms: free monomers or micelles (1). Micellization occurs at a certain, under given conditions fixed, concentration, called the critical micellar concentration (CMC). Under the CMC, the amphiphile is pres ent as a monomer; over the CMC, the concentration of the monomer remains constant and the excess molecules aggre gate to form micelles.

Keywords

Enzyme Preparation Critical Micellar Concentration Brain Membrane Neuronal Plasma Membrane Hyperbolic Kinetics 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Tettamanti
    • 1
  • B. Venerando
    • 1
  • B. Cestaro
    • 1
  • A. Preti
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Biological ChemistryMedical FacultyMilanItaly

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