lipid

Lipid oxidation induces structural changes in biomimetic membranes

Soft Matter, 10, 4241-4247 (2014) G. Weber, T. Charitat, M. S. Baptista, A. F. Uchoa, C. Pavani, H. C. Junqueira, Y. Guo, V. A. Baulin, R. Itri, C. M. Marques, A. P. Schroder Oxidation can intimately...

Computer simulations of protein-bilayer interactions

Mutual adaptation of the structure in molecular motors and impact of structural changes in the thermodynamic efficiency of the molecular motor. Open PhD position   more

Translocation of nanoparticles, carbon nanotubes and polymers through bilayers

Cell membranes represent a serious protective barrier for external molecules, proteins, nanoparticles and drugs. This barrier is quite efficient in protecting the interior of the cells. However, large...

phase transitions in membranes

The Capacitance and Electromechanical Coupling of Lipid Membranes Close to Transitions: The Effect of Electrostriction

[button href="http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bpj.2012.07.010" color="lime_green" target="_blank" id=""]PDF[/button] Thomas Heimburg Biophys. J., 103 (5), 918–929 (2012) Biomembranes are thin capacit...

Poly-ethylene glycol induced super-diffusivity in lipid bilayer membranes

[button href="http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C2SM25742D" color="lime_green" target="_blank" id=""]PDF[/button] Thibault Tabarin, Aaron Martin, Robert J. Forster and Tia E. Keyes Soft Matter, 8, 8743-8...

Transition Path from Two Apposed Membranes to a Stalk Obtained by a Combination of Particle Simulations and String Method

[button href="http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.108.228103" color="lime_green" target="_blank" id=""]PDF[/button] Marcus Müller, Yuliya G. Smirnova, Giovanni Marelli, Marc Fuhrmans, and An-Chang ...

Line-Tension Controlled Mechanism for Influenza Fusion

[button href="http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0038302" color="lime_green" target="_blank" id=""]PDF[/button] Herre Jelger Risselada, Giovanni Marelli, Marc Fuhrmans, Yuliya G. Smirnova, Helmut...

Manipulation and sorting of membrane proteins using patterned diffusion-aided ratchets with AC fields in supported lipid bilayers

[button href="http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C2SM25473E" color="lime_green" target="_blank" id=""]PDF[/button] Matthew R. Cheetham, Jonathan P. Bramble, Duncan G. G. McMillan, Richard J. Bushby, Peter...

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