Bilayer thickness and membrane protein function: an energetic perspective.

@article{Andersen2007BilayerTA,
  title={Bilayer thickness and membrane protein function: an energetic perspective.},
  author={Olaf S. Andersen and Roger E. Koeppe},
  journal={Annual review of biophysics and biomolecular structure},
  year={2007},
  volume={36},
  pages={
          107-30
        }
}
  • O. AndersenR. Koeppe
  • Published 3 May 2007
  • Biology, Chemistry
  • Annual review of biophysics and biomolecular structure
The lipid bilayer component of biological membranes is important for the distribution, organization, and function of bilayer-spanning proteins. This regulation is due to both specific lipid-protein interactions and general bilayer-protein interactions, which modulate the energetics and kinetics of protein conformational transitions, as well as the protein distribution between different membrane compartments. The bilayer regulation of membrane protein function arises from the hydrophobic… 

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