Biomembrane frontiers: nanostructures, models, and the by Amalie L. Frischknecht, Laura J. D. Frink (auth.), Roland

By Amalie L. Frischknecht, Laura J. D. Frink (auth.), Roland Faller, Marjorie L. Longo, Subhash H. Risbud, Thomas Jue (eds.)


Series Editor Thomas Jue, PhD

Handbook of contemporary Biophysics brings present biophysics issues into concentration, in order that biology, scientific, engineering, arithmetic, and physical-science scholars or researchers can study basic suggestions and the appliance of recent suggestions in addressing biomedical demanding situations. Chapters explicate the conceptual framework of the physics formalism and illustrate the biomedical purposes. With the addition of challenge units, courses to extra research, and references, the reader can proceed to discover independently the information presented.

Volume II: Biomembrane Frontiers: Nanostructures, versions, and the layout of Life

Editors: Roland Faller, PhD, Thomas Jue, PhD, Marjorie L. Longo, PhD, and Subhash H. Risbud, PhD

In Biomembrane Frontiers: Nanostructures, types, and the layout of Life, trendy researchers have demonstrated a origin for the examine of biophysics on the topic of the next topics:

  • Perspectives: Complexes in beverages, 1900–2008
  • Molecular idea utilized to Lipid Bilayers and Lipid–Protein Interactions
  • Membrane Elasticity and Mediated Interactions in Continuum concept: A Differential Geometric Approach
  • Structure and Dynamics of Lipid Monolayers: concept and Applications
  • Multiscale Modeling of Supported Lipid Bilayers
  • Collective Dynamics in Lipid Membranes:
  • From Pore Formation to Flip-Flops
  • Spatiotemporal association of Spin-Coated Supported version Membranes
  • Nanopore research of Nucleic Acids: Single-Molecule
    Studies of Molecular Dynamics, constitution, and Base Sequence
  • Complex purposes of easy FRAP on Membranes
  • Punching Holes in Membranes: How Oligomeric
    Pore-Forming Proteins and Lipids Cooperate to shape Aqueous Channels in Membranes
  • Morphogens, Membranes and Mechanotransduction in Articular Cartilage
  • Lifecycle of a Lipoprotein from a Biophysical Perspective
  • Targeting Apolipoproteins in Magnetic Resonance Imaging

About the Editors

The editors are across the world famous biomembrane specialists and feature released generally at the constitution, dynamics, and serve as of version and mobile membranes. Roland Faller is an affiliate Professor and the Joe & Essie Smith Endowed Chair within the division of Chemical Engineering & fabrics technological know-how on the collage of California Davis. He develops and makes use of smooth molecular simulation innovations for smooth condensed topic structures, fairly biomembranes. Thomas Jue is a Professor within the division of Biochemistry and Molecular medication on the collage of California Davis. He develops and applies magnetic resonance ideas to check biochemical legislation in vivo. Marjorie L. Longo is a professor within the division of Chemical Engineering and fabrics technological know-how on the college of California Davis. She applies microscopy suggestions to check floor and delivery homes of lipid bilayers and monolayers. Subhash H. Risbud is the Blacutt-Underwood unusual Professor of fabrics technology within the division of Chemical Engineering and fabrics technology on the college of California at Davis and a traveling Professor at Stanford collage. His staff develops new fabrics for nano- and biotechnology. The fabrics contain glasses, ceramics, and nanoporous substrates for organic membranes.

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Computational investigations of pore forming peptide assemblies in lipid bilayers. Phys Rev Lett 97:208701. Marconi UMB, Tarazona P. 1999. Dynamic density functional theory of fluids. J Chem Phys 110:8032–8044. Fraaije JGEM, Van Vlimmeren BAC, Maurits NM, Postma M, Evers OA, Hoffmann C, Altevogt P, GoldbeckWood G. 1997. The dynamic mean-field density functional method and its application to the mesoscopic dynamics of quenched block copoymer melts. J Chem Phys 106:4260–4269. Chandler D. 1987. Introduction to modern statistical mechanics.

Modified from [17]. 12. Density contours for slices parallel to the long axis of the peptides. The slices in the first, second, and fourth rows were taken in the plane y = 0 where the plane intersects two of the cylinders of the assembly (see Fig. 1). The slice in the third row is taken in the plane z = 0 between the cylinders in order to demonstrate the toroidal nature of the headgroup distribution. 5 Å. Column ordering and the color contour is identical to Fig. 11. Modified from [17]. 27 28 AMALIE L.

For the modified-iSAFT we must solve Eqs. 36). These are very similar in form to the CMS-DFT Eqs. 21), respectively. Since the modified i-SAFT is based on a known equation of state and a reference fluid of individual spheres, it is possible in this theory to calculate the chemical potentials Pi given the input bulk densities. This allows determination of the free energy of the homogeneous bulk state as well as of the inhomogeneous system. Thus the equilibrium free energy in the modified iSAFT theory is not relative to the bulk free energy as for the CMS-DFT, but instead is based on the underlying equation of state for the model fluid.

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