Free-Flow Electrophoresis as a Suitable Tool to Explore Intervesicular Interactions
Membrane surface characteristics can be modulated by lipid exchange processes which are either dependent or independent of proteins. To unravel the underlying mechanism(s) of the spontaneous way of lipid transfer, we used artificial phospholipid vesicles which are expected to mimic — at least in part — cell membranes. In this report, lipid movement between differently charged vesicles is follöwed by the free-flow electrophoresis technique which we recently introduced in the liposome field1.
KeywordsAnionic Phospholipid DMPC Vesicle Anionic Vesicle Enhance Water Solubility Lipid Movement
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