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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Audience

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

 

Book information

  • Published: September 2012
  • Imprint: ACADEMIC PRESS
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-396534-9


Table of 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