Permeability and Stability of Lipid Bilayers: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Permeability and Stability of Lipid Bilayers

1st Edition

By E. Anibal Disalvo, Sidney A. Simon

CRC Press

288 pages

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Description

This book presents a comprehensive and coherent picture of how molecules diffuse across a liquid that is, on average, only two molecules thick. It begins by characterizing bilayers structurally, using X-ray diffraction, and then mechanically by measuring elastic moduli and mechanisms of failure. Emphasis is placed on the stability and mechanical properties of plant membranes that are subject to very large osmotic and thermal stresses. Using this information, the transport of molecules of increasing complexity across bilayers is analyzed.

Table of Contents

Determination of the Structure of Fluid Lipid Bilayer Membranes, S.H. White and M.C. Wiener

Water and Membranes, S.-J. Marrink and M. Berkowitz

Cohesion and Permeability of Lipid Bilayer Vesicles, D. Needham

Freeze-Induced Destabilization of Cellular Membranes and Lipid Bilayers, P.L. Steponkus, M. Uemura, and M.S. Webb

Permeability Alteration by Transmembrane Electric Fields: Electroporation, A.E. Sowers

A Molecular Mechanism for the Transport of Water Across Phospholipid Bilayers, T.H. Haines and L.S. Liebovitch

Permeability of Lipid Bilayers Near the Phase Transition, O.G. Mouritsen, K. Jørgensen, and T. Hønger

Proton Permeation of Lipid Bilayers, D.W. Deamer and A.G. Volkov

Influence of Charges and Dipoles on Macromolecular Adsorption and Permeability, D.S. Cafiso

Permeability of Lipophilic Ions across Lipid Bilayers, P. Smejtek

Fatty Acid Transport Across Membranes, A.M. Kleinfeld

Propagation of Protons at the Water Membrane Interface: Microscopic Evaluation of a Macroscopic Process, M. Gutman, E. Nachliel, and Y. Tsfadia

Index

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI049000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biology / Molecular Biology