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Life Sciences - Biochemistry & Biophysics | Biomembranes


Gennis, Robert B. (Ed.)

2nd ed. 2020, Approx. 600 p. 280 illus..


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  • About this book

Biological membranes are of great importance to contemporary research in biomedicine, biochemistry, and biophysics. This book covers fundamental concepts in membrane biology and is targeted to students, postdocs and researchers who need a single source of information on the subject. The first edition was hailed as "the textbook for which many of us have been searching" and "the most complete treatment of membrane biology currently available."

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Related subjects » Biochemistry & Biophysics - Cell Biology

Table of contents 

1.Introduction: The Structure and Composition of Biomembranes 2.The Structures and Properties of Membrane Lipids 3.Characterization and Structural Principles of Membrane Proteins 4.Lateral and Transverse Asymmetry in Membranes 5.Membrane Dynamics and Protein-Lipid Interactions 6.Membrane Enzymes 7.Interactions of Small Molecules with Membranes 8.Pores, Channels, and Transporters 9.The Cell Surface: Receptors, Signal Transduction and Membrane Recycling 10.Membrane Biogenesis and Trafficking

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