Light Scattering and Phase Transitions in GMO Bilayer Membranes
Bilayer lipid membranes (BLM) are structurally similar to biomembranes but are better characterized physically and chemically. They are therefore particularly appropriate systems for thermotropic phase transition studies. Laser light scattering is a sensitive and reliable technique for measuring the mechanical properties of the BLM, which causes minimum perturbation to the equilibrium system.
KeywordsInterfacial Tension Photon Correlation Spectroscopy Bilayer Lipid Membrane Laser Light Scattering Incident Laser Power
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