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Tue March 06, 2012 By: Mrinal

what is a micelle?

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Wed March 07, 2012
A micelle is an aggregate of surfactant molecules dispersed in a liquid colloid. A typical micelle in aqueous solution forms an aggregate with the hydrophilic "head" regions in contact with surrounding solvent, sequestering the hydrophobic single tail regions in the micelle centre.
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