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Physiology of membrane fluidity

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Published by CRC Press in Boca Raton, Fla .
Written in English


  • Membranes (Biology) -- Fluidity.,
  • Membranes (Biology)

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies and indexes.

Statementeditor, Meir Shinitzky.
ContributionsShinitzky, Meir, 1939-
LC ClassificationsQH601 .P49 1984
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3181422M
ISBN 100849361419, 0849361427
LC Control Number83024077

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From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Contents. Chapter. 2: PHYSIOLOGY OF MEMBRANE FLUIDITY Meir Shinitzky Snippet view - Physiology of membrane fluidity, Volume 2 Meir Shinitzky Snippet view - Common terms and phrases. 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. Physiology of Excitable Membranes contains plenary lecture and most of the papers presented at five symposia of the Section ""General Cell Physiology"" at the 28th International Congress of Physiological Sciences. Organized into 44 chapters, this book begins with a discussion on the ionic mechanisms of excitability of nerve cells. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings book has soft covers. With usual stamps and markings, In fair condition, suitable as a study copy. Please note the Image in this listing is a stock photo and may not match the covers of the actual item,grams, ISBN

Physiological regulation of membrane fluidity. New York: A.R. Liss, © (OCoLC) Online version: Physiological regulation of membrane fluidity. New York: A.R. Liss, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Roland C Aloia; Cyril C Curtain; Larry M Gordon.   What’s behind Purple Tomatoes? Insight into the Mechanisms of Anthocyanin Synthesis in Tomato FruitsCited by: Membrane Proteins. The lipid bilayer forms the basis of the cell membrane, but it is peppered throughout with various proteins. Two different types of proteins that are commonly associated with the cell membrane are the integral proteins and peripheral protein ().As its name suggests, an integral protein is a protein that is embedded in the membrane.   Structure and Composition of the Cell Membrane. The cell membrane is an extremely pliable structure composed primarily of back-to-back phospholipids (a “bilayer”). Cholesterol is also present, which contributes to the fluidity of the membrane, and there are various proteins embedded within the membrane that have a variety of : J. Gordon Betts, Kelly A. Young, James A. Wise, Eddie Johnson, Brandon Poe, Dean H. Kruse, Oksana Ko.

  Cell membrane synthesis – Cholesterol helps to regulate membrane fluidity over the range of physiological temperatures. It has a hydroxyl group that interacts with the polar head groups of the.   In previous work, senescence of rose petal cells has been shown to be accompanied by a gradual decrease of membrane fluidity, as measured by a fluorescence polarization technique. Concomitantly, an increase in the free sterol-to-phospholipid ratio was found. Both observations were verified in this study. Further, experiments carried out on whole tissue and isolated protoplasts during Cited by: László Vígh, Bruno Maresca, in Cell and Molecular Response to Stress, 1 Introduction. In this chapter the terms “ membrane fluidity ”, “membrane order” and “non-lamellar phases”, are defined as follows. Membrane fluidity: A widely used but subjective term that describes the relative diffusional motion of molecules within membranes.. Fluidity is used rather than viscosity.   First, cell membrane fluidity is vital to membrane function and must be regulated and maintained to allow membrane proteins and lipids to diffuse through the bilayer. These proteins and lipids can enter or exit the cell membrane depending on the components of the cell membrane and are essential for synthesis of other nutrient molecules and.