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18-methyleicosanoic acid

Known as: 18-MEA 
National Institutes of Health

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2009
2009
A technology for the deposition of a persistent hydrophobicity to alkaline-color-treated weathered hair surfaces using 18-MEA (18… Expand
2007
2007
The conformational and dynamical properties of Langmuir monolayers of 18-methyleicosanoic acid (18-MEA) and the parent material… Expand
2007
2007
The electrostatic properties and the wetting behaviour of the human hair surface at the nanometric scale have been investigated… Expand
Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Highly ordered lipids adsorbed or grafted on surfaces are known to provide protection and lubrication custom engineered surfaces… Expand
2005
2005
18-Methyleicosanoic acid (18-MEA) is thought to be covalently bound to the outer surface of human hair and is a major component… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
There is a substantial body of information indicating that 18‐methyleicosanoic acid (18‐MEA) is covalently linked to the outer… Expand
Review
1997
Review
1997
Although branched chain fatty acids perform many functions in biological systems, the importance of the anteiso 18… Expand
Review
1997
Review
1997
Within the past 10 years, covalently bound lipids have been identified both in wool and hair and in epidermal stratum corneum. In… Expand
1996
1996
Models for the surface of cuticle cells in hair fibers consist of a monolayer of fatty acids covalently bound to the underlying… Expand
Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
1. It has been demonstrated that hair contains lipids which cannot be removed by extensive extraction with chloroform-methanol… Expand