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Protein-Lipid Interactions

New Approaches and Emerging Concepts

  • C. Reyes Mateo
  • Javier Gómez
  • José Villalaín
  • José M. González-Ros

Part of the Springer Series in Biophysics book series (BIOPHYSICS, volume 9)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XIV
  2. C. Reyes Mateo, Rodrigo F.M. de Almeida, Luis M.S. Loura, Manuel Prieto
    Pages 1-33
  3. Xiao-Min Gong, Jungyuen Choi, Francesca M. Marassi
    Pages 35-61
  4. Juan A. Hermoso, José M. Mancheño, Eva Pebay-Peyroula
    Pages 63-110
  5. Jesús Pérez-Gil, Antonio Cruz, Jorge Bernardino de la Serna
    Pages 127-140
  6. Asia M. Fernández, José A. Poveda, José A. Encinar, Andrés Morales, José M. González-Ros
    Pages 203-231
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 233-235

About this book

Introduction

Biological membranes have long been identified as key elements in a wide variety of cellular processes including cell defense communication, photosynthesis, signal transduction, and motility; thus they emerge as primary targets in both basic and applied research. This book brings together in a single volume the most recent views of experts in the area of protein–lipid interactions, providing an overview of the advances that have been achieved in the field in recent years, from very basic aspects to specialized technological applications. Topics include the application of X-ray and neutron diffraction, infrared and fluorescence spectroscopy, and high-resolution NMR to the understanding of the specific interactions between lipids and proteins within biological membranes, their structural relationships, and the implications for the biological functions that they mediate. Also covered in this volume are the insertion of proteins and peptides into the membrane and the concomitant formation of definite lipid domains within the membrane.

Keywords

Lipid Peptide X-ray apoptosis biological functions cell cell membrane cellular processes fluorescence membrane membrane proteins protein proteins signal transduction spectroscopy

Editors and affiliations

  • C. Reyes Mateo
    • 1
  • Javier Gómez
    • 1
  • José Villalaín
    • 1
  • José M. González-Ros
    • 1
  1. 1.Instituto de Biología Molecular y CelularUniversidad Miguel HernándezElche-AlicanteSpain

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/3-540-28435-4
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2006
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Physics and Astronomy
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-28400-0
  • Online ISBN 978-3-540-28435-2
  • Series Print ISSN 0932-2353
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