Dielectric-Dependent Strength of Interlipid Hydrogen Bonding in Biomembranes: Model Case Study

  title={Dielectric-Dependent Strength of Interlipid Hydrogen Bonding in Biomembranes: Model Case Study},
  author={Roman G. Efremov},
  journal={Journal of chemical information and modeling},
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  • Published 28 May 2019
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  • Journal of chemical information and modeling
Atomistic aspects of the structural organization, dynamics, and functioning of hydrated lipid bilayers - model cell membranes - are primarily governed by the fine balance of intermolecular interactions between all constituents of these systems. Besides the hydrophobic effect, which shapes the overall skeleton of lipid membranes, very important contribution to their behavior is made by hydrogen bonds (H-bonds) between lipid head groups. The latter determine such crucial phenomena in cell… 
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