How membrane lipids control the 3D structure and function of receptors

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Jacques Fantini; Francisco J. Barrantes;
  • Publisher: AIMS Press
  • Journal: AIMS Biophysics (issn: 2377-9098)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3934/biophy.2018.1.22
  • Subject: lipid rafts | sphingolipids | GPCR | cholesterol | hopanoids | ion channels | Biology (General) | QH301-705.5
    mesheuropmc: lipids (amino acids, peptides, and proteins)

The cohabitation of lipids and proteins in the plasma membrane of mammalian cells is controlled by specific biochemical and biophysical rules. Lipids may be either constitutively tightly bound to cell-surface receptors (non-annular lipids) or less tightly attached to th... View more
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