By Ole G. Mouritsen
Presents a multi-disciplinary point of view at the physics of lifestyles and the actual function performed by way of lipids and the lipid-bilayer component to mobile membranes.
Emphasizes the actual homes of lipid membranes obvious as gentle and molecularly dependent interfaces.
By combining and synthesizing insights got from quite a few fresh reports, an try out is made to elucidate what membrane constitution is and the way it may be quantitatively defined.
Shows how organic functionality mediated via membranes is managed through lipid membrane constitution and association on size scales starting from the dimensions of the person molecule, throughout molecular assemblies of proteins and lipid domain names within the variety of nanometers, to the scale of entire cells.
Applications of lipids in nano-technology and biomedicine also are described.
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