Biomembrane Transport


  • Lon Van Winkle, Midwestern University, Downers Grove, Illinois, U.S.A.


Developmental biologists, molecular biologists, cell biologists, biochemists, neuroscientists, neurologists, cell physiologists, biophysicists, microbiologists, surgeons, pediatricians, obstetricians, pharmacologists, advanced undergraduates and beginning graduate students.


Book information

  • Published: April 1999
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-714510-5

Table of Contents

Foreword.Preface, H. Christensen.Importance of Biomembrane Transport.Biomembrane Composition, Structure and Turnover.Thermodynamics and Transport.Transport Kinetics. Structure and Function of Transport Proteins that Form Solute Gradients.Transport Proteins that Propagate Solute Gradients.Channel Proteins Usually Dissipate Solute Gradients.A Proposed System for the Classification of Transmembrane Transport Proteins in Living Organisms, M. Saier, Jr..Regulation of Biomembrane Transport, O. Bussolati, G. Gazzola, and J. McGivan.Biomembrane Transport and Interogran Nutrient Flows: The Amino Acids, P. Taylor, S. Low, and M. Rennie.Selected Techniques in Membrane Transport, B. Mackenzie.Epilogue.