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Table 2 Melting temperature and bilayer fluidity determined by fluorescence anisotropy of diphenylhexatriene (DPH).

From: Hydrophobic silver nanoparticles trapped in lipid bilayers: Size distribution, bilayer phase behavior, and optical properties

DPPC/AgNP <r>a Meltinga, b
[w/w] mg AgNP/L 30°C 50°C [°C]
control 0 0.337 0.125 41.0
734:1 1 0.324 0.102 40.7
147:1 5 0.318 0.102 40.7
73:1 10 0.320 0.129 41.0
15:1 50 0.300 0.108 40.5
2:1 500 0.292 0.114 39.5
1:1 1000 0.267 0.104 39.0
  1. aIncreasing temperature run.
  2. bDetermined graphically from the transition midpoint.