Behavior of a photoactivatable analog of cholesterol, 6‐photocholesterol, in model membranes

@article{Mintzer2002BehaviorOA,
  title={Behavior of a photoactivatable analog of cholesterol, 6‐photocholesterol, in model membranes},
  author={Evan Mintzer and Barry-Lee Waarts and Jan C. Wilschut and Robert Bittman},
  journal={FEBS Letters},
  year={2002},
  volume={510}
}
6‐Photocholesterol, a new photoactivatable analog of cholesterol in which a diazirine functionality replaces the 5,6‐double bond in the steroid nucleus, was used recently to identify cholesterol‐binding proteins in neuroendocrine cells [Thiele, C., Hannah, M.J., Farenholz, F. and Huttner, W.B. (2000) Nat. Cell Biol. 2, 42–49], to track the distribution and transport of cholesterol in Caenorhabditis elegans [Matyash, V., Geier, C., Henske, A., Mukherjee, S., Hirsh, D., Thiele, C., Grant, B… Expand
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