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Date of Award

1-1-1969

Access Type

Open Access Dissertation

Document type

dissertation

Degree Name

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degree Program

Polymer Science and Engineering

Abstract

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.

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