Description

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.

Key Features

  • Incorporates contributions from newcomers and established and experienced researchers
  • Explores the planar lipid bilayer systems and spherical liposomes from both theoretical and experimental perspectives
  • Serves as an indispensable source of information for new scientists

Readership

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

Table of Contents

  1. Bending rigidities of lipid bilayers: their determination and main inputs in biophysical studies
  2. Helene Bouvrais

  3. Gene electrotransfer – from understanding the mechanisms to optimization of parameters in tissues
  4. Maša Kandušer and Mojca Pavlin

  5. A multi time-scale approach of the lipid bilayer dynamics
  6. Magdalena Przybyło, Jan Procek, Marek Kaczyński, Tomasz Borowik, Martin Hof and Marek Langner

  7. Methods for multiscale modeling of membranes
  8. N. Goga, A. Rzepiela, M. N. Melo, A.H. de Vries, A. Hadar, A.J. Markvoort, S. Nedea and H.J.C. Berendsen

  9. Cell junctions as membrane raft domains
  10. Nataša Resnik and Peter Veranič

  11. Counting and characterizing liposomes in populations
  12. Jernej Zupanc and Damjana Drobne

  13. Role of surface-active lipids in cartilage lubrication

    Matej Daniel

Details

No. of pages:
264
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2012
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
Print ISBN:
9780123965332
Electronic ISBN:
9780123965158

About the editor

Ales Iglic

Aleš Iglič received his B.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in physics and M.Sc. degree in biophysics from the Department of Physics, and the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, all from the University of Ljubljana. He is a Full Professor and the Head of Laboratory of Biophysics of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering at University of Ljubljana. His main research interests are in electrostatics, mechanics and statistical physics of lipid nanostructures and biological membranes. He is devoted to higher education, basic research in biophysics and close contacts to clinical practice. Prof. Iglič was visiting scientist and professor at Åbo Academy University in Turku (Finland), Friedrich Schiller University in Jena (Germany) and Czech Technical University in Prague (Czech Republic). He established collaborations with researchers from different universities across the Europe, USA and India and was supervisor of many M.Sc., Ph.D. and postdoctoral students from Slovenia, Czech Republic, Poland, Iran, Bulgaria, Germany, India and Israel. Since 2009 is the editor of Elsevier book series »Advances in Planar Lipid Bilayers and Liposomes« (APLBL).