Definition of monodisperse in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌmɒnə(ʊ)ˈdɪspəːs/


(Of a colloid) containing particles of uniform size.
Example sentences
  • The results obtained superimpose within experimental error on those recorded at higher concentration, confirming that the protein is monodisperse under the experimental conditions tested.
  • Of significant importance to pharmaceutical applications, the insulin particles formed by this process are relatively monodisperse and uniformly spherical.
  • This method produces a relatively monodisperse solution of vesicles of controlled average size without the addition of organic solvents or detergents.

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