Temperature-dependent phase behavior and protein partitioning in giant plasma membrane vesicles

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Johnson, S.A. ; Stinson, B.M. ; Go, M.S. ; Carmona, L.M. ; Reminick, J.I. ; Fang, X. ; Baumgart, T. (2010)
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
  • Journal: Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) - Biomembranes, volume 1,798, issue 7, pages 1,427-1,435 (issn: 0005-2736)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC2908281, doi: 10.1016/j.bbamem.2010.03.009
  • Subject: Cell Biology | Biochemistry | Biophysics | Article

Liquid-ordered (Lo) and liquid-disordered (Ld) phase coexistence has been suggested to partition the plasma membrane of biological cells into lateral compartments, allowing for enrichment or depletion of functionally relevant molecules. This dynamic partitioning might b... View more
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