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Date of Award
Open Access Dissertation
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Polymer Science and Engineering
This investigation consisted of a thermodynamic evaluation of phase behavior and structure in systems involving cholesterol and its esters. The goal was to develop thermodynamic data and structural information on biological systems related to membrane organization and specifically to the nature of atherosclerotic plaques which lead to heart disease.
Davis, Gershon Jerry, "Thermal, purity, and solubility properties of cholesteryl esters and their thermal behavior in lipid-water systems." (1969). Doctoral Dissertations 1896 - February 2014. 581.