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The Structure of Some Lecithin Monolayers at the Air/Water Interface

  • Maria Tomoaia-Cotişel
  • Emil Chifu
  • János Zsakó

Abstract

Generally, the monolayers are considered as halves of bilayers, and their physical properties can be compared to those of the biological membranes. Moreover, these systems fit to mimic biomembranes, providing considerable insight into the structural and functional role of their constituents, such as lecithins.

Keywords

Surface Pressure Hydrocarbon Chain Compression Isotherm Molecular Area Compression Speed 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • Maria Tomoaia-Cotişel
    • 1
  • Emil Chifu
    • 1
  • János Zsakó
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Physical Chemistry“Babes-Bolyai” UniversityCluj-NapocaRomania

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