Computational Modeling of Membrane Bilayers

Computational Modeling of Membrane Bilayers

1st Edition - June 30, 2008

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  • Author: V. Sundararajan
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080920504
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780123738936

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Description

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.

Key Features

  • Discusses the current state of electrostatics in biomolecular simulations and future directions
  • Includes information on time and length scales in lipid bilayer simulations
  • Includes a chapter on the nature of lipid rafts

Readership

Researchers in cell biology, developmental biology, biochemistry, bioengineering, genetics, immunology, immunochemistry, neuroscience, diabetes, nephrology, embyrology, vascular surgery, cardiology, rheumatology, hematology, bone and joint surgery, cancer research, and angiogenesis.

Table of Contents

  • DESCRIPTION:
    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 this volume include Considerations for Lipid Force Field Development; Electrostatics in Biomolecular Simulations: Where Are We Now and Where We Are We Headed; Time and Length Scales in Lipid Bilayer Simulations; Molecular dynamics simulation of lipid-protein interactions; Implicit Modeling of Membranes; Blue Matter: Scaling of N-Body Simulations to One Atom per Node; Multiscale Simulation of Membranes and Membrane Proteins: Connecting Molecular Interactions to Mesoscopic Behavior; Small Molecule Interactions with Lipid Bilayers; On the nature of lipid rafts: Insights from molecularly detailed simulations of model biological membranes containing mixtures of cholesterol and phospholipids; Atomistic and Mean Field Simulations of Lateral Organization in Membranes; Molecular modeling of the structural properties and formation of high-density lipoprotein particle; Gas Conduction of Lipid Bilayers and Membrane Channels; An introduction to voltage-gated K+ channels; Computational Models for Electrified Interfaces; Charged protein side chain movement in lipid bilayers explored with free energy
    simulation




Product details

  • No. of pages: 448
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2008
  • Published: June 30, 2008
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080920504
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780123738936

About the Author

V. Sundararajan

About the Series Volume Editor

Scott Feller

About the Serial Editors

Sidney Simon

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Neurobiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA

Dale Benos

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Physiology and Biophysics, University of Alabama, Birmingham, USA

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