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Micelles MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Micelles
Tree Number(s)
D05.374
D26.255.560
Unique ID
D008823
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008823
Scope Note
Particles consisting of aggregates of molecules held loosely together by secondary bonds. The surface of micelles are usually comprised of amphiphatic compounds that are oriented in a way that minimizes the energy of interaction between the micelle and its environment. Liquids that contain large numbers of suspended micelles are referred to as EMULSIONS.
Entry Term(s)
Micelle
Registry Number
0
Previous Indexing
Colloids (1968-1974)
See Also
Colloids
Emulsions
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under COLLOIDS 1975-90
History Note
91(75); was see under COLLOIDS 1975-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/11
Revision Date
2020/05/27

No Qualifiers
Micelles Preferred
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