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Advances in Planar Lipid Bilayers and Liposomes. Volume 8

  • ID: 1756616
  • Book
  • November 2008
  • Elsevier Science and Technology

Advances in Planar Lipid Bilayers and Liposomes, Volume 8, is the latest in our series on both planar lipid bilayers and spherical liposomes. This field of research, based on a historic perspective of the lipid bilayer concept and its experimental realization as well as on spherical liposomes, is growing and developing stronger ties with many new exciting interdisciplinary areas.

This volume includes invited chapters on a broad range of topics, covering both main arrangements of the reconstituted system, namely planar lipid bilayers and spherical liposomes. Many of the contributing authors collaborated in the past with the late Prof. H. Ti Tien, the founding editor of this book series. The book also includes chapters written by some of the younger generation of scientists included in this series. This volume keeps in mind the broader goal with both systems, planar lipid bilayers, and spherical liposomes, which is the further development of this interdisciplinary field worldwide.

This book is an ideal resource for chemical Engineers, physical chemists, biologists and biochemists, biochemical engineers.

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1. Liposome embedding into polyelectrolyte multilayers: a new way to create drug reservoirs at solid-liquid interfaces
Dmitry V. Volodkin, Marc Michel, Pierre Schaaf, Jean-Claude Voegel, Helmut Möhwald and Vincent Ball

2. Lipid environmental modulation of activity of photosynthetic membrane proteins
Lucia Catucci, Andrea Ventrella, Francesco Milano, Massimo Trotta and
Angela Agostiano

3. Voltage-dependent ion channels induced by cyclic lipodepsipeptides in planar lipid bilayers: structure, properties, and resemblance to native channels
Valery V. Malev, Olga S. Ostroumova, Jon Y. Takemoto and Ludmila V. Schagina

4. Membrane electrostatics
a statistical mechanical approach to the functional density theory of electric double layer
Klemen Bohinc, Tomaz Slivnik, Ales Iglic and Geronika Kralj-Iglic

5. Energetics of membrane permeability
Alexander G. Volkov and Talitha Hampton

6. Functionalization of carbon nanotubes and nanoparticles with lipid
Jian-Shan Ye and Angela Leitmannova Liu

7. Using Liposomes to Observe the Interactions of Autoimmune Antibodies
Marie Kelly-Worden and Sara Ghassemifar

8. Interactions of phospholipid binding proteins with negatively charged membranes: ?2-glycoprotein I as a model mechanism
Snezna Sodin-Semrl, Mojca Frank, Ales Ambrozic, J. Pavlic, V. Sustar, Sasa Cucnik, Borut Bozic , Tanja Kveder and Blaz Rozman
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A. Leitmannova Liu Department of Physiology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, USA.
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