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Why can artificial membranes be fabricated so rapidly in microfluidics?

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Abstract

Droplet interface bilayers are a convenient tool to produce and explore lipid membrane properties. We discuss why their formation time in microfluidics can be three to six orders of magnitude faster compared to conventional bulk settings.

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The article was received on 31 Oct 2012, accepted on 21 Dec 2012 and first published on 21 Dec 2012


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C2CC38867G
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2013,49, 1443-1445
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    Why can artificial membranes be fabricated so rapidly in microfluidics?

    S. Thutupalli, J. Fleury, A. Steinberger, S. Herminghaus and R. Seemann, Chem. Commun., 2013, 49, 1443
    DOI: 10.1039/C2CC38867G

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