Counterion-mediated pattern formation in membranes containing anionic lipids

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Slochower DR, Wang YH, Tourdot RW, Radhakrishnan R, Janmey PA. Counterion-mediated pattern formation in membranes containing anionic lipids. Adv Colloid Interface Sci Jan 30 2014; Summary Most lipid components of cell membranes are either neutral, like cholesterol, or zwitterionic, like phosphatidylcholine and sphingomyelin. Very few lipids, such as sphingosine, are …

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Counterion-Mediated Cluster Formation by Polyphosphoinositides

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Wang YH, Slochower DR, Janmey PA.. Chem Phys Lipids. 2014 Jan 15 Abstract Polyphosphoinositides (PPI) and in particular PI(4,5)P2, are among the most highly charged molecules in cell membranes, are important in many cellular signaling pathways, and are frequently targeted by peripheral polybasic proteins for anchoring through electrostatic interactions. Such …

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