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Lipid bilayer formation

Shows the deposition of liposomes on to the surface of an optical chip and their subsequent rupture and merger to form a lipid bilayer. Protein molecules then embed and float in the surface of the bilayer. This is an excerpt from a video that iemedia solutions (http://www.iemedia.co.uk) produced for the Scientific Instrumentation Division of the […]

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Lipid Deposition

Step 2 of lipid bilayer construction on silicon substrates. The lipids are deposited in a solution of chloroform, which then evaporates. When the chloroform evaporates, the hydrophilic head of the lipid aligns to the water. The lipids are then collected and pressed together to form a sheet Duration : 0:0:30