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Supplementary Materials

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  • fig. S1. Atomic displacement ellipsoid plot of the structure.
  • fig. S2. Incorporation of HC8 I-quartets in lipid bilayers determined by QCM-D experiments.
  • fig. S3. Formation of a hydration layer between an SLB and a silica substrate.
  • fig. S4. Surface area occupied by the single lipid molecule as a function of the hydration layer thickness.
  • fig. S5. Top views of water-confining I-quartet channels.
  • fig. S6. Difference interference SFG spectra in two polarization combinations.
  • fig. S7. FTIR ATR spectrum of dry HC8 powder.
  • fig. S8. Number of water molecules and hydrogen bonds formed by water in the membrane region.
  • fig. S9. Schematic representation of the O-H orientation angles that were calculated.
  • table S1. X-ray data collection and refinement details.
  • table S2. Estimate of lipid, HC8, and H2O amount.
  • table S3. Estimate of the area that the single lipid molecule occupies on the available QCM-D sensor surface.
  • table S4. Statistics of water molecules within the lipid bilayer region.
  • table S5. Statistics of central channel water molecules within the lipid bilayer region.
  • note S1. Characterization of SLB by QCM-D.

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