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Liposomes: Preparation and Membrane Protein Reconstitution

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Manual on Membrane Lipids

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Liposomes are hollow microspheres, their membrane is composed of one or several lipid bilayers and encapsulates a small volume of the medium in which they have been prepared. This morphology enables them to encapsulate water-soluble compounds in their internal volume and liposoluble ones in the bilayers.

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Paternostre, M., Ollivon, M., Bolard, J. (1996). Liposomes: Preparation and Membrane Protein Reconstitution. In: Prasad, R. (eds) Manual on Membrane Lipids. Springer Lab Manuals. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-79837-5_9

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