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Membrane formation from oxyethylene bearing cationic cholesterol derivatives

Bhattacharya, S and Krishnan-Ghosh, Y (2001) Membrane formation from oxyethylene bearing cationic cholesterol derivatives. In: Indian Journal Of Chemistry Section B-Organic Chemistry Including Medicinal Chemistry, 40 (10). pp. 891-894.

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Abstract

Eight cholesterol based amphiphiles, 1a-d and 2a-d, bearing differing lengths of oxyethylene units at different locations, have been synthesized. Membrane formation from the aqueous suspensions of these compounds has been confirmed by transmission electron microscopy and dye entrapment. X-Ray diffraction and fluorescence anisotropy measurements reveal modulation of the membrane characteristics by both the length and location of the oxyethylene segment.

Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to National Institute Of Science Communication.
Keywords: Vesicle Formation;Thermotropic Properties;Headgroup Separation;Lariat Ethers;Surfactants;Modulation;Lipids
Department/Centre: Division of Chemical Sciences > Organic Chemistry
Date Deposited: 30 Oct 2009 08:51
Last Modified: 30 Oct 2009 08:51
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/17145

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