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OLS Field Name OLS Field Data
Main Title Membranes of cells
Author Yeagle, Philip.
Publisher Academic Press,
Year Published 1993
OCLC Number 27852495
ISBN 0127690417 (acid-free paper)
Subjects Cell membranes ; Cell Membrane
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
ELBM  QH601.Y43 1993 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 08/18/1995
Edition 2nd ed.
Collation xiv, 349 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
Introduction -- Organization of membranes in cells -- Functions of cell membranes -- Hydrophobic effect -- Lipids of cell membranes -- Phospholipids -- Sphingolipids -- Glycolipids -- Sterols -- Detergents -- Membrane models and model membranes -- Membrane models -- Model membrane systems -- Lipid properties in membranes -- Membrane structure -- Lipid conformation in membranes -- Phospholipid motional properties -- Cholesterol and cell membranes -- General features of the cholesterol molecule -- Cholesterol location in cells -- Location of cholesterol in the membrane -- Cholesterol effects on the physical properties of membranes -- Role of steroids in sterol-requiring cells -- Membrane proteins -- Classification of membrane proteins -- Membrane protein conformation -- Lipid-protein interactions and the roles of lipids in biological membranes -- Theoretical considerations of lipid-protein interactions -- Classes of lipid-protein interactions important to function -- How do lipids affect membrane protein function? -- Lipid-protein interactions and lipid state -- Reconstitution. (cont) Transport -- Passive diffusion -- Facilitated diffusion -- Active transport -- Membrane fusion -- Fundamentals of the membrane fusion process -- Measurement of fusion -- Fusion of phospholipid vesicles -- Virus fusion -- Calcium and cellular membrane fusion -- Intracellular membrane fusion -- Membrane receptors -- G-protein receptors -- Receptor-coupled channels -- Insulin receptor -- Receptor-mediated endocytosis -- Metabolism of membrane lipids -- Fatty acid biosynthesis -- Biosynthesis of phosphatidate -- Biosynthesis of diacylglycerol from phosphatidate -- Biosynthesis of phosphatidylcholine -- Phosphatidylethanolamine biosynthesis -- Phosphatidylserine biosynthesis -- Phosphatidylglycerol and diphosphatidylglycerol synthesis -- Phosphatidylinositol biosynthesis -- Biosynthesis of the sphingolipids -- Metabolism of sphingolipids -- Cholesterol of biosynthesis -- Regulation of cholesterol levels in the cell -- Membrane biogenesis -- Assembly of lipids into membranes -- Biosynthesis of membrane proteins and their assembly into membranes.