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  title={Lattice solution model for order-disorder transitions in membranes and Langmuir monolayers.},
  author={Henrique S Guidi and Vera Bohomoletz Henriques},
  journal={Physical review. E, Statistical, nonlinear, and soft matter physics},
  volume={90 5-1},
Lipid monolayers and bilayers have been used as experimental models for the investigation of membrane thermal transitions. The main transition takes place near ambient temperatures for several lipids and reflects the order-disorder transition of lipid hydrocarbonic chains, which is accompanied by a surface density gap. Equivalence between the transitions in the two systems has been argued by several authors. The two-state statistical model adopted by numerous authors for different properties of… 
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