Lipid Domains

Lipid Domains

1st Edition - May 22, 2015

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  • Editor: A. Kenworthy
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128033272
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128032954

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Current Topics in Membranes is targeted toward scientists and researchers in biochemistry and molecular and cellular biology, providing the necessary membrane research to assist them in discovering the current state of a particular field and in learning where that field is heading. This volume offers an up to date presentation of current knowledge in the field of Lipid Domains.

Key Features

  • Written by leading experts
  • Contains original material, both textual and illustrative, that should become a very relevant reference material
  • The material is presented in a very comprehensive manner
  • Both researchers in the field and general readers should find relevant and up-to-date information


Scientists and researchers in biochemistry and molecular and cellular biology

Table of Contents

    1. Supported Bilayers as Models for Studying Membrane Domains
      Volker Kiessling, Sung-Tae Yang and Lukas K. Tamm
    2. Giant Plasma Membrane Vesicles: Models for Understanding Membrane Organization
      Kandice R. Levental and Ilya Levental
    3. Dances with Membranes: Breakthroughs from Super-Resolution Imaging
      Nikki M. Curthoys, Matthew Parent, Michael Mlodzianoski, Andrew J. Nelson, Jennifer Lilieholm, Michael B. Butler, Matthew Valles and Samuel T. Hess
    4. The Nanoscale Organisation of Signaling Domains at the Plasma Membrane
      Juliette Griffie, Garth Burn and Dylan M. Owen
    5. Mechanisms Underlying Anomalous Diffusion in the Plasma Membrane
      Diego Krapf 
    6. N-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids, Lipid Microclusters, and Vitamin E
      Saame Raza Shaikh, Stephen R. Wassall, David A. Brown and Rasagna Kosaraju
    7. Raft-Like Membrane Domains in Pathogenic Microorganisms
      Amir M. Farnoud, Alvaro M. Toledo, James B. Konopka, Maurizio Del Poeta and Erwin London
    8. Trafficking and Membrane Organization of GPI-Anchored Proteins in Health and Diseases
      Simona Paladino, Stéphanie Lebreton and Chiara Zurzolo 
    9. Recent Progress in the Topology, Structure, and Oligomerization of Caveolin: A Building Block of Caveolae
      Kyle T. Root, Sarah M. Plucinsky and Kerney Jebrell Glover


Product details

  • No. of pages: 372
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2015
  • Published: May 22, 2015
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128033272
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128032954

About the Serial Volume Editor

A. Kenworthy

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Norwell, Aberdeen, Scotland

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