Fission of a multiphase membrane tube.

Abstract

A common mechanism for intracellular transport is the use of controlled deformations of the membrane to create spherical or tubular buds. While the basic physical properties of homogeneous membranes are relatively well known, the effects of inhomogeneities within membranes are very much an active field of study. Membrane domains enriched in certain lipids… (More)
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.93.158104

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@article{Allain2004FissionOA, title={Fission of a multiphase membrane tube.}, author={J-M Allain and Cornelis Storm and A. Roux and Martine Ben Amar and J. F. Joanny}, journal={Physical review letters}, year={2004}, volume={93 15}, pages={158104} }