Meaning of thermotropic in English:

thermotropic

Pronunciation /ˌθəːmə(ʊ)ˈtrəʊpɪk/ /ˌθəːmə(ʊ)ˈtrɒpɪk/

adjective

Biology

See thermotropism

‘As noted above, the thermotropic phase behavior of these lipids changes after the low-temperature incubation protocol is applied.’
  • ‘Differential scanning calorimetry was utilized to assess the impact of the fluorescent probes on the thermotropic phase behavior of the studied lipid membranes.’
  • ‘Our data also show that the thermotropic phase behavior of these lipid dispersions changes after prolonged periods of low-temperature incubation.’
  • ‘The prediction was based on the assumption that thermotropic and lyotropic phase behavior changes linearly with chain length.’
  • ‘The thermotropic phase behavior of egg sphingomyelin is complex reflecting the mixture of different molecular species.’