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Characterization of Biological Membranes

Structure and Dynamics

Ed. by Nieh, Mu-Ping / Heberle, Frederick A. / Katsaras, John

With contrib. by Bowerman, Charles / Bozelli Junior, José Carlos / Brown, Michael F. / Butler, Paul D. / Chan, Chun / Cheng, Xiaolin / Cherniavskyi, Yevhen / Cheung, Eugene / Chini, Corryn E. / Craig, Andrew F. / Dabney-Smith, Carole / Davis, James H. / Dimova, Rumiana / DiPasquale, Mitchell / Eells, Rebecca / Epand, Richard M. / Fisher, Alessandro / Frank, Kilian / Gorman, Brittney L. / Harroun, Thad A. / Heinrich, Frank / Hoogerheide, David P. / Kelly, Elizabeth G. / Kienzle, Paul A. / Kiessling, Volker / Komorowski, Karlo / Konkolewicz, Dominik / Kraft, Mary / Kučerka, Norbert / Li, Ying / London, Erwin / Lorigan, Gary A. / Lösche, Mathias / Majkrzak, Charles F. / Marquardt, Drew / Nagao, Michihiro / Nguyen, Michael H.L. / Nickels, Jonathan / Poloni, Laura / Sahu, Indra D. / Salditt, Tim / Schick, Michael / Schmidt, Miranda / Shen, Zhingiang / Steinkühler, Jan / Tamm, Lukas K. / Tieleman, Peter / Uhríková, Daniela / Won, Amy / Xia, Yan / Ye, Huilin / Yeager, Ashley N. / Yip, Christopher M.

Series:De Gruyter STEM

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Publication Date:
July 2019
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2019
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978-3-11-054465-7
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10. Cholesterol in model membranes

Davis, James H. / Schmidt, Miranda L.

Abstract

Because cholesterol is an essential component of numerous biological membranes, its effect on model membranes has been an active area of research for several decades. The impact of cholesterol on the molecular order, dynamics and phase equilibria in model membranes has been studied by many experimental techniques including nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR). NMR provides quantitative information on the organization and behavior of the molecules making up the membrane and is sensitive to changes in the order and dynamics of these systems. This chapter will provide a broad review of the contributions of NMR experiments to the understanding of the behavior of cholesterol and phospholipids in model membrane systems of varying complexity.

Citation Information

James H. Davis, Miranda L. Schmidt (2019). 10. Cholesterol in model membranes. In Mu-Ping Nieh, Frederick A. Heberle, John Katsaras (Eds.), Characterization of Biological Membranes: Structure and Dynamics (pp. 325–364). Berlin, Boston: De Gruyter. https://doi.org/10.1515/9783110544657-010

Book DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/9783110544657

Online ISBN: 9783110544657

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