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Membrane Biomechanics. Current Topics in Membranes Volume 86

  • Book

  • October 2020
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
  • ID: 5029629

Membrane Biomechanics, Volume 86, the latest release in the Current Topics in Membranes series, highlights new advances in the field, with this new volume presenting interesting chapters on Lipid bilayers: phase behavior and mechanics, Molecular mechanisms of cell membrane structure modification by omega-3 fatty acids, Mechanical properties of magnetoliposomes, Mechanosensitive ion channels and membrane tension, From cell membrane to the nuclear membrane through modulation of cytoskeleton, Endothelial stiffness in dyslipidemia and aging, Vascular smooth muscle stiffness in aging and vascular disease, Mechanobiology of macrovesicle release and activation, Interplay of membrane cholesterol and substrate on vascular smooth muscle mechanics, and more.

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Table of Contents

1. Lipid bilayers: Phase behavior and nanomechanics

Lorena Redondo-Morata, Patricia Losada-P�rez and Marina In�s Giannotti

2. Membrane modulatory effects of omega-3 fatty acids: Analysis of molecular level interactions

Brendan C. Bunker, Jordan L. De Groot and Manuela A.A. Ayee

3. Cell membrane mechanics and mechanosensory transduction

Boris Martinac, Yury A. Nikolaev, Giulia Silvani, Navid Bavi, Valentin Romanov, Yoshitaka Nakayama, Adam D. Martinac, Paul Rohde, Omid Bavi and Charles D. Cox

4. Mechanics of the cell: Interaction mechanisms and mechanobiological models

Caleb Liebman, Andrew McColloch, Manoochehr Rabiei, Alan Bowling and Michael Cho

5. Mechanisms of endothelial stiffening in dyslipidemia and aging: Oxidized lipids and shear stress

Liz Le Master, Sang Joon Ahn and Irena Levitan

6. Vascular smooth muscle stiffness and its role in aging

Andreea Trache, Michael P. Massett and Christopher R. Woodman

7. Mechanobiology of microvesicle release, uptake, and microvesicle-mediated activation

Samantha C. Schwager and Cynthia A. Reinhart-King

8. The interplay of membrane cholesterol and substrate on vascular smooth muscle biomechanics

Hanna J. Sanyour, Alex P. Rickel and Zhongkui Hong

9. Roles of microglial membranes in Alzheimer's disease

Jae-Won Shin and James C. Lee