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Table 1 Gel to liquid-crystalline phase transition temperatures (T m in °C) of dry liposomes in the absence (pure) or presence of Arb, Glc, Trp, or Gly

From: Interactions of the amphiphiles arbutin and tryptophan with phosphatidylcholine and phosphatidylethanolamine bilayers in the dry state

Lipid composition Pure Arb Glc Trp Gly
100% EPC 40 −24 −24 20 40
100% EPE −3 −18 −18 5 −2
50% EPE/ 0 −22 −15 20 2
50% EPC
50% EPE/ 48 −20 −13 29 51
50% DMPC
  1. Tm was determined by FTIR spectroscopy as the midpoint of melting curves obtained as shown in Figure 1. Data for the pure lipids are identical to those published previously [23].