Free Radical Effects on Membranes

Edited by

  • Sadis Matalon

Series Editor:

  • Sidney Simon, Department of Neurobiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
  • Dale Benos, Department of Physiology and Biophysics, University of Alabama, Birmingham, USA

Current Topics in Membranes provides a systematic, comprehensive, and rigorous approach to specific topics relevant to the study of cellular membranes. This volume consist of eleven chapters from experts in the field that encompass free-radical effects on diverse membrane functions, ranging from selective barrier functions, controlling membrane protein function to discussing how the hydrophobic environment within membranes regulate free radical reactivity. The focus is on articles discussing specific examples in which membranes from different cellular compartments (e.g. plasma, ER, mitochondria) and membrane proteins either regulate reactive species formation and reactivity or are specific targets of reactive species leading to alteration in function.
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Audience

Current Topics in Membranes provides a systematic, comprehensive, and rigorous approach to specific topics relevant to the study of cellular membranes. Each volume is a guest edited compendium of membrane biology. Articles covered in the volume include

 

Book information

  • Published: June 2008
  • Imprint: ACADEMIC PRESS
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-373879-0