Fluidity and Phase Transitions of Cell Membranes

  • D. Chapman
Part of the Biomembranes book series (B, volume 7)


Recent years have seen the gap which exists between the different conceptual approaches to membranes, e.g., the “black box” approach of the physiologists and the “molecular structural” approach of the biochemist, begin to narrow. As basic studies of lipids have increased and model systems developed, so has our understanding increased of membrane structure and function.


Water Permeability Molecular Motion Lipid Chain Lipid Fluidity Lipid Phase Transition 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. Chapman
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of ChemistrySheffield UniversityEngland, UK

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