Advances in Planar Lipid Bilayers and Liposomes

Edited by

  • Ales Iglic, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia

Advances in Planar Lipid Bilayers and Liposomes volumes cover a broad range of topics, including main arrangements of the reconstituted system, namely planar lipid bilayers as well as spherical liposomes. The invited authors present the latest results of their own research groups in this exciting multidisciplinary field.
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Chemical Engineers, physical chemists, biologists and biochemists, biochemical engineers


Book information

  • Published: October 2011
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-387720-8

Table of Contents

  1. Faceting of Soft Crystals
    Pawel Pieranski
  2. How to make a stable exocytotic fusion pore, incompetent of neurotransmitter and hormone release from the vesicle lumen?
    Robert Zorec
  3. Applications of lipid membranes containing ion channels or pumps
    David Lacoste
  4. Raft formation in cell membranes: speculations about mechanisms and models
    Ramon Reigada
  5. Monte Carlo Simulations of Lipid Bilayers and Liposomes Using Coarse-Grained Models
    Hans-Jörg Mögel
  6. Statistical thermodynamics of adhesion points in supported membranes
    Oded Farago
  7. Fluorescence spectroscopy study of hyaluronan-phospholipide interactions
    Miloslav Pekar
  8. What Gibbs and Langmuir can teach us about small triblock copolymers?
    Lea Metlas-Komunjer
  9. Dynamics of Lipid Vesicles - From Thermal Fluctuations to Rheology
    Victoria Vitkova
  10. β-carotene-lipid interactions in liposomes with different lipid composition
    A.V. Popova