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Fluorescence Studies on Biological Membranes

  • H. J. Hilderson

Part of the Subcellular Biochemistry book series (SCBI, volume 13)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxiii
  2. Hugo Depauw, Marc De Wolf, Guido Van Dessel, Herwig Hilderson, Albert Lagrou, Wilfried Dierick
    Pages 193-240
  3. Akira Ikegami, Tsutomu Kouyama, Hisako Urabe, Kazuhiko Kinosita Jr.
    Pages 241-257
  4. Christoph Richter, Josef Gut, Barbara C. Kunz
    Pages 259-279
  5. Marino Martinez-Carrion, Jeffrey Clarke, Jose-Manuel Gonzalez-Ros, Jose-Carlos Garcia-Borron
    Pages 363-392
  6. Nor Chejanovsky, Ofer Nussbaum, Abraham Loyter, Robert Blumenthal
    Pages 415-456
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 457-465

About this book

Introduction

As stated by its first editor, Dr. D. B. Roodyn, the primary goal of the series Subcellular Biochemistry is to achieve an integrated view of the cell by bringing together results from a wide range of different techniques and disciplines. This volume deals with the applications of fluorescence spectroscopy to membrane research. It seeks to present complementary biochemical and bio­ physical data on both the structure and the dynamics of biological membranes. Biophysics and biochemistry are improving more and more in their ability to study biomembranes, overlapping somewhat in this area and explaining the functioning of the whole cell in terms of the properties of its individual com­ ponents. Therefore, we have brought together an international group of experts in order to report on and review advances in fluorescence studies on biological membranes, thereby highlighting subcellular aspects. The first chapters present a critical evaluation of the current applications of dynamic and steady-state fluorescence techniques. Subsequent chapters dis­ cuss more specific applications in cells, biological membranes, and their con­ stituents (lipids, proteins).

Keywords

Biomembran DNA Lipid Oxidation Polypeptide plasma membrane proteins reductase

Editors and affiliations

  • H. J. Hilderson
    • 1
  1. 1.University of AntwerpAntwerpBelgium

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4613-9359-7
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag US 1988
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4613-9361-0
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4613-9359-7
  • Series Print ISSN 0306-0225
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