Accession Number : ADD014670

Title :   Process for Fabrication of Lipid Microstructures.

Descriptive Note : Patent, filed 6 Feb 87, patented 31 Oct 89,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Schnur, Joel M ; Price, Ronald ; Yager, Paul ; Schoen, Paul ; Georger, Jacque H

Report Date : 31 Oct 1989

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : Method and process for forming selected microstructures having predetermined shape and dimension from surfactants comprising the steps of: selecting a lipid which self aggregates into a predetermined microstructure selected from the group of helices and tubules; selecting a lipid solvating organic solvent; dissolving the selected lipid in the selected organic solvent; adding a predetermined amount of non-solvent to the selected organic solvent; and allowing the solution to sit for a predetermined period of time at a predetermined temperature. Keyword: Patents. (js)

Descriptors :   *LIPIDS, *MICROSTRUCTURE, FABRICATION, ORGANIC SOLVENTS, PATENTS, SURFACE ACTIVE SUBSTANCES, TIME

Subject Categories : Properties of Metals and Alloys

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE