inverse micelle otherwise reverse micelle (rus. мицелла, обратная otherwise обращенная мицелла) — a micelle formed from molecules of surfactants in an organic (nonpolar) solvent where hydrophilic groups make up the core and hydrophobic groups - the surface layer.


  • Khokhlov Alexey R.
  • Govorun Elena N.


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