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Published by Humana Press in Clifton, N.J .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Cell membranes.,
  • Fluids.,
  • Lipids.,
  • Cytology -- Technique.,
  • Cell membrane -- Physiology.,
  • Membrane fluidity.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies and indexes.

Statementedited by Morris Kates and Arnis Kuksis.
SeriesExperimental biology and medicine, Experimental biology and medicine (Humana Press)
ContributionsKates, Morris., Kuksis, Arnis.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQH601 .M4663
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 445 p. :
Number of Pages445
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4438290M
ISBN 100896030202
LC Control Number79093347

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Get this from a library! Membrane Fluidity. [Morris Kates; Lionel A Manson] -- The aim of this book is to bring together in one volume the current research and thought on the concept of membrane fluidity as a biological phenomenon. The invited articles are intended to review. Oct 22,  · Membrane Fluidity in Biology, Volume 4: Cellular Aspects provides a unique interpretation of membrane and cellular activity, as well as cellular aspects of membrane fluidity. This book discusses the influence of membrane fluidity on enzyme activity, function of the sarcoplasmic reticulum in skeletal muscle, role of cholesterol in membrane Book Edition: 1. A. Lipid Transport into Cells.- B. Sterol Efflux from Cells.- IX. Role of Lipid Exchange and Transfer in Modifying and Maintaining Membrane Composition, Fluidity, and function.- A. Membrane-Bound Enzymes and Membrane Fluidity.- B. Membrane-Bound Enzymes and Membrane Fluidity in Pathological States.- X. Maintenance of Boundary Lipid or Lipid. Sep 24,  · Membrane Fluidity in Biology, Volume 3: Disease Processes focuses on the relationship of membrane lipid alterations and membrane fluidity to various pathological conditions, providing unique phenomenological conceptualizations of disease academyrealtor.com Edition: 1.

The aim of this book is to bring together in one volume the current research and thought on the concept of membrane fluidity as a biological phenomenon. The invited articles are intended to review recent develop­ ments in the areas of membrane research covered and to summarize the current concepts. Membrane Fluidity: The plasma membrane is a fluid combination of phospholipids, cholesterol, and proteins. Carbohydrates attached to lipids (glycolipids) and to proteins (glycoproteins) extend from the outward-facing surface of the membrane. The second factor that leads to fluidity is the nature of the phospholipids themselves. The aim of this book is to bring together in one volume the current research and thought on the concept of membrane fluidity as a biological phenomenon. The invited articles are intended to review recent develop­ ments in the areas of membrane research covered and to summarize the current concepts and theories in those areas. This book represents the proceedings of a Satellite Symposium of the XIth International Congress of Biochemistry on "Control of Membrane Fluidity" which was held on July 7, at the Charles H. Best Institute, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada. The meeting was organized by M. Kates and A.