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Phospholipids at the Interface: Current Trends and Challenges
AbstractPhospholipids are one of the major structural elements of biological membranes. Due to their amphiphilic character, they can adopt various molecular assemblies when dispersed in water, such as bilayer vesicles or micelles, which give them unique interfacial properties and render them very attractive in terms of foam or emulsion stabilization. This article aims at reviewing the properties of phospholipids at the air/water and oil/water interfaces, as well as the recent advances in using these natural components as stabilizers, alone or in combination with other compounds such as proteins. A discussion regarding the challenges and opportunities offered by phospholipids-stabilized structure concludes the review.
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Pichot, R.; Watson, R.L.; Norton, I.T. Phospholipids at the Interface: Current Trends and Challenges. Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2013, 14, 11767-11794.View more citation formats
Pichot R, Watson RL, Norton IT. Phospholipids at the Interface: Current Trends and Challenges. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 2013; 14(6):11767-11794.Chicago/Turabian Style
Pichot, Roman; Watson, Richard L.; Norton, Ian T. 2013. "Phospholipids at the Interface: Current Trends and Challenges." Int. J. Mol. Sci. 14, no. 6: 11767-11794.
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