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lipid bilayer

noun
1.
Cell Biology, phospholipid bilayer.
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Examples from the web for lipid bilayer
  • 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.
Contemporary definitions for lipid bilayer
noun

the basic structure of a cell membrane consisting of a double layer of phospholipid molecules

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