Interaction of self-assembling beta-sheet peptides with phospholipid monolayers: the role of aggregation state, polarity, charge and applied field.

@article{Protopapa2009InteractionOS,
  title={Interaction of self-assembling beta-sheet peptides with phospholipid monolayers: the role of aggregation state, polarity, charge and applied field.},
  author={Elisabeth Protopapa and Steven Maude and Amalia Aggeli and Andrew Nelson},
  journal={Langmuir : the ACS journal of surfaces and colloids},
  year={2009},
  volume={25 5},
  pages={3289-96}
}
Studies of beta-sheet peptide/phospholipid interactions are important for an understanding of the folding of beta-sheet-rich membrane proteins and the action of antimicrobial and toxic peptides. Further, self-assembling peptides have numerous applications in medicine and therefore an insight is required into the relation between peptide molecular structure and biomembrane activity. We previously developed one of the simplest known model peptide systems which, above a critical concentration (c… CONTINUE READING