membrane fluidity


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membrane fluidity

The ability of lipid molecules to move sideways within their own single-molecule-thick layer.
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During these studies the student will study permeation into (SS NMR, SAXS and AMBER Simulations) and translocation of PROTACs across lipid bilayers (DIB/patch clamp/Rheo DIB/microscopy assays and AMBER Simulations) with reference to membrane rigidity, spontaneous curvature, membrane charg, membrane fluidity, membrane asymmetry, membrane permeability and headgroup type .
Vitamin E supplement improves erythrocyte membrane fluidity of thalassemia: an ESR spin labeling study.
[1,2] This leads to increase in membrane fluidity, rigidity, and loss of integrity.
ROS leads to decreased membrane fluidity, loss of enzyme receptor activity and serious damage to membrane protein.
Oxysterols may affect cholesterol metabolism, membrane fluidity regulation, and intracellular signalling pathways.
Formation of ice crystals reorders lipids and changes in lipid-lipid and lipid-protein bonds and reduces membrane fluidity and permeability during freezing.
Additional studies have shown that piracetam influences membrane fluidity specifically when normal fluidity is compromised.
It has been known that PUFA play a key role in the sperm membrane fluidity and susceptibility to lipid peroxidation [9].
Cholesterol composes about 30% of all cell membranes, modulates membrane fluidity, and also functions in intracellular transport, cell signaling, and nerve conduction.
Cytoskeleton de-polymerization, protein conformation, metabolic reactions and membrane fluidity are regarded as the temperature sensitive processes (Ruelland and Zachowski, 2010).
The concept of membrane fluidity is often used to describe the relative motional freedom of membrane lipids (8).
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