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Diffusion properties of the microenvironment of cephalopod brain

Charles Nicholson, Jaleel A. Miyan, Katherine T. Potter, Roddy Williamson, and N. Joan Abbott

in Cephalopod Neurobiology: Neuroscience Studies in Squid, Octopus and Cuttlefish

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198547907
eISBN:
9780191724299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198547907.003.0269
Subject:
Neuroscience, Invertebrate Neurobiology

The diffusion characteristics of brain extracellular space can be summarized by two parameters, the tortuosity (λ) and the volume fraction (α). Volume fraction is a measure of the volume of ... More


Emulsions stabilized by solid particles

Bob Aveyard

in Surfactants: In Solution, at Interfaces and in Colloidal Dispersions

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780198828600
eISBN:
9780191867125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198828600.003.0018
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials, Soft Matter / Biological Physics

Adsorbed solid particles can stabilize (Pickering) emulsions and multiple emulsions very effectively. For roughly equal volumes of oil and water, together with solid particles, the ‘preferred’ ... More


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