This page contains information about experimentally determined micelle characteristics based on the lipids that are used by Micelle Maker. This information should help you to determine the correct parameters to model your micelle of choice.

Lipid type Mass [Da] CMC [mM/L] Aggreg. no. Ref.
Heptyl-a-D-glucopyranoside 278 n.a. n.a. n.a.
Heptyl-b-D-glucopyranoside 278 ~70 (H2O) n.a. 1
Heptyl-a-D-maltopyranoside 443 n.a. n.a. n.a.
Heptyl-b-D-maltopyranoside 443 n.a. n.a. n.a.
Octyl-a-D-glucopyranoside 292 ~10-21 (H2O) n.a. 1
Octyl-b-D-glucopyranoside 292 ~18-20 (H2O)/ 23.4 (0.1M NaCl) ~27-100/~90 1,2,3,9
Octyl-a-D-maltopyranoside 454 n.a. n.a. n.a.
Octyl-b-D-maltopyranoside 454 19.5 (100mM NaCl, 20mM HEPES pH7.5) ~47 1
Nonyl-a-D-glucopyranoside 306 n.a. n.a. n.a.
Nonyl-b-D-glucopyranoside 306 ~6.5 (H2O)/ ~6 (0.15M NaCl)/ 3.5(1M NaCl) ~133 1,4
Nonyl-a-D-maltopyranoside 469 n.a. n.a. n.a.
Nonyl-b-D-maltopyranoside 469 ~6 (H2O) ~55 (100mM NaCl, 20mM HEPES pH7.5) 1
Decyl-a-D-glucopyranoside 320 n.a. n.a. n.a.
Decyl-b-D-glucopyranoside 320 ~2.2 (H2O)/ ~2.3 (0.01M PO4 Buffer) n.a. 5,6
Decyl-a-D-maltopyranoside 483 ~1.66 (H2O) n.a. 1
Decyl-b-D-maltopyranoside 483 ~1.8 (H2O)/ ~1.8 (0.15M NaCl) ~69 1,7
Undecyl-a-D-glucopyranoside 334 n.a. n.a. n.a.
Undecyl-b-D-glucopyranoside 334 n.a. n.a. n.a.
Undecyl-a-D-maltopyranoside 497 0.58 (H2O) n.a. 1
Undecyl-b-D-maltopyranoside 497 ~0.59 (H2O) ~71 (100mM NaCl, 20mM HEPES pH7.5) 1
Dodecyl-a-D-glucopyranoside 349 n.a. n.a. n.a.
Dodecyl-b-D-glucopyranoside 349 ~0.19 (H2O) n.a. 5
Dodecyl-a-D-maltopyranoside 511 ~0.152 (H2O) ~90 8
Dodecyl-b-D-maltopyranoside 511 ~0.17 (H2O)/ ~0.12 (0.2M NaCl) ~78-149/110-140 1,8,9
Sodium-dodecyl-sulfate 288 1.2-7.1 (H2O) 62-101 9
n.a. = not available, no reference found

References
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