from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A film or layer of a compound one molecule thick.
- n. A layer of cells one cell thick, grown in a culture.
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- n. A layer of material that is one molecule thick
- n. A layer of tissue that is one cell thick
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Long-term monolayer culture protocol of human stem cells using human recombinant laminin-511
My guess is that it is still a monolayer, but spread out as monolayers do on the physical micro-surface area, which in the case of regolith, is much larger than the geometrical area.
So a layer of 1 nm, not 1 m – more like it. a molecular monolayer, as one would expect on a cold vacuum chamber.
Imaging neurons and glia in culture has traditionally been preferred over more intact preparations because of the greater transparency of monolayer cultures.
Eli, at a pressure of 10-6 torr, you get a new monolayer in about a second.
Not ridiculous US amounts of ice ice with a splash of beverage but just a monolayer on the top.
Pap Controversy: Here in the United States, the standard of care when screening for cervical cancer is to use a “monolayer” method.
That means that far fewer cells were placed in suspension for the monolayer method than were placed on the slides for conventional evaluation.
Only 75 conventional paps were inadequate vs. 235 of the monolayer paps.
Sloppy in a way that favors the conventional pap over the monolayer method: