lipid bilayer

noun
Cell Biology, phospholipid bilayer.
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Main Entry:  lipid bilayer
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  the basic structure of a cell membrane consisting of a double layer of phospholipid molecules
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Cholesterol forms part of the lipid bilayer membrane that surrounds each cell in the body.
We extend this approach to synthetic polyelectrolytes using the a-hemolysin ion-channel protein pore embedded in a lipid bilayer.
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