Advances in Planar Lipid Bilayers and Liposomes book cover

Advances in Planar Lipid Bilayers and Liposomes

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.

Audience
Chemical Engineers, physical chemists, biologists and biochemists, biochemical engineers

Hardbound, 360 Pages

Published: September 2012

Imprint: Academic Press

ISBN: 978-0-12-396534-9

Contents

    1. Giant Vesicles: A Biomimetic Tool for Membrane Characterization
    2. Rumiana Dimova

    3. Low-Frequency Sound Propagation in Lipid Membranes
    4. Lars D. Mosgaard, Andrew D. Jackson and Thomas Heimburg

    5. Interactions of Biopolymer Chitosan with Plasma Membrane in Biomedical Applications
    6. Peter Veranič, Andreja Erman and Mojca Kerec-Kos

    7. Single-Chain Bolaphospholipids: Temperature-Dependent Self-Assembly and Mixing Behavior with Phospholipids
    8. Annette Meister and Alfred Blume

    9. Dynamics of Heterogeneity in Fluid Membranes

      Shigeyuki Komura, Sanoop Ramachandran, Kazuhiko Seki and Masayuki Imai

    10. Lipid Microdomains - Structure, Function, and Controversies
    11. Lucyna Mrówczyńska

    12. Polyelectrolytes and Surfactants in Aqueous Solutions: From Dilute to Concentrated Systems
    13. Ksenija Kogej

    14. Implications of Microvesicle and Cell-Surface Protein Shedding for Biomarker Studies, Cancerogenesis and Therapeutic Target Discovery in Ovarian Cancer
    15. Katarina Černe and Borut Kobal

    16. A Comparison of the Hodgkin-Huxley Model and the Soliton Theory for the Action Potential in Nerves
    17. Revathi Appali, Ursula van Rienen and Thomas Heimburg

    18. Permeability of Phospholipid Membrane for Small Polar Molecules Determined from Osmotic Swelling of Giant Phospholipid Vesicles

      Primoz Peterlin, Vesna Arrigler, Haim Diamant and Emir Haleva

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