Monolayer

A monolayer is a single, closely packed layer of atoms, molecules, or cells.

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Monolayer - Biology - Cell Culture
... In cell culture a monolayer refers to a layer of cells in which no cell is growing on top of another, but all are growing side by side and often touching each other on the same growth ...
Blood Film - Preparation
... The aim is to get a region, called a monolayer, where the cells are spaced far enough apart to be counted and differentiated ... The monolayer is found in the "feathered edge" created by the spreader slide as it draws the blood forward ... The pale middle band of the gradient is the monolayer ...
Surface Second Harmonic Generation - Applications - Adsorption Measurements
... very useful for monitoring the growth of monolayers on a surface ... As CO coverage approached 1 monolayer, the SHG intensity leveled off ... As the first monolayer forms, the intensity can often be seen to increase to a maximum until a uniform distribution of particles is obtained (Figure 3) ...
Caco-2
... not as individual cells, but as a confluent monolayer on a cell culture insert filter (e.g ... to form a polarized epithelial cell monolayer that provides a physical and biochemical barrier to the passage of ions and small molecules ... The Caco-2 monolayer is widely used across the pharmaceutical industry as an in vitro model of the human small intestinal mucosa to predict the ...
Langmuir–Blodgett Film
... A Langmuir–Blodgett film contains one or more monolayers of an organic material, deposited from the surface of a liquid onto a solid by immersing (or emersing) the solid substrate into (or from) the ... A monolayer is adsorbed homogeneously with each immersion or emersion step, thus films with very accurate thickness can be formed ... This thickness is accurate because the thickness of each monolayer is known and can therefore be added to find the total thickness of a Langmuir–Blodget ...