An Introduction to Biological Membranes
From Bilayers to RaftsBy
- William Stillwell, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN, U.S.A.
An Introduction to Biological Membranes: From Bilayers to Rafts covers many aspects of membrane structure/function that bridges membrane biophysics and cell biology. Offering cohesive, foundational information, this publication is valuable for advanced undergraduate students, graduate students and membranologists who seek a broad overview of membrane science.
Graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and researchers in biology, cell biology, biochemistry, and biophysics.
Hardbound, 378 Pages
Published: May 2013
CHAPTER 1. Introduction to Biological Membranes
CHAPTER 2. Membrane History
CHAPTER 3. Water and the Hydrophobic EffectCHAPTER 4. Membrane Lipids: Fatty Acids
CHAPTER 5. Membrane Polar LipidsCHAPTER 6. Membrane Proteins
CHAPTER 7. Membrane SugarsCHAPTER 8. From Lipid Bilayers to Lipid Rafts
CHAPTER 9. Basic Membrane Properties of the Fluid Mosaic ModelCHAPTER 10. Lipid Membrane Properties
CHAPTER 11. Long-Range Membrane PropertiesCHAPTER 12. Membrane Isolation Methods
CHAPTER 13. Membrane ReconstitutionCHAPTER 14. Membrane Transport
CHAPTER 15. Membranes and Human Health
Appendix A. Chronology of Membrane Studies