Shape Transitions in Anisotropic Multicomponent Lipid Tubules.

Atherton, Timothy J.
2016

Ternary mixtures of saturated and unsaturated lipids together with cholesterol can be induced to phase separate by photo-peroxidation into lipid-ordered (lo) and lipid-disordered (ld) domains. Because these have different mechanical properties, the phase separation is accompanied by dramatic changes in morphology. This work considers a tubule composed of ld phase with lo phase inclusions that poss... read more

Subjects
Lipids.
Tufts University. Department of Physics and Astronomy.
Permanent URL
http://hdl.handle.net/10427/010246
Original publication
Atherton TJ (2016) Shape Transitions in Anisotropic Multicomponent Lipid Tubules. Front. Mater. 3:26. doi: 10.3389/fmats.2016.00026
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