Acoustic response of phospholipid membranes: Estimating thermodynamic susceptibilities from fluorescence spectrum

  title={Acoustic response of phospholipid membranes: Estimating thermodynamic susceptibilities from fluorescence spectrum},
  author={Shamit Shrivastava and Matthias F. Schneider and Robin O. Cleveland},
Membrane-protein systems constitute an important avenue for a variety of targeted therapies. The ability to alter these systems remotely via physical fields is highly desirable for the advance of noninvasive therapies. Biophysical action of acoustic fields in particular holds immense potential for applications in drug delivery and neuro-modulation. Here we investigate the optical response of solvato-chromic fluorescent probe Laurdan, embedded in multilamellar lipid vesicles, subjected to… 

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