Differential Scanning Calorimetry of Biological Membranes: Instrumentation

  • Peter J. Scheidler
  • Joseph M. Steim


The ultimate goal of biological membrane studies is the elucidation of the structure and arrangement in situ of the various molecular species in the biological membrane as well as the correlation of this molecular organization with membrane function. This great enterprise is just aborning; only the most gross aspects of membrane architecture are understood today. There is general agreement, however, that one of the fundamental features of the membrane is an extensive lipid bilayer.


Differential Scanning Calorimetry Differential Thermal Analysis Sample Holder Biological Membrane Sample Container 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter J. Scheidler
    • 1
  • Joseph M. Steim
    • 1
  1. 1.Chemistry DepartmentBrown UniversityProvidenceUSA

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