Lipid-protein interaction induced domains: Kinetics and conformational changes in multicomponent vesicles.

@article{Sreeja2018LipidproteinII,
  title={Lipid-protein interaction induced domains: Kinetics and conformational changes in multicomponent vesicles.},
  author={K K Sreeja and P B Sunil Kumar},
  journal={The Journal of chemical physics},
  year={2018},
  volume={148 13},
  pages={
          134703
        }
}
The spatio-temporal organization of proteins and the associated morphological changes in membranes are of importance in cell signaling. Several mechanisms that promote the aggregation of proteins at low cell surface concentrations have been investigated in the past. We show, using Monte Carlo simulations, that the affinity of proteins for specific lipids can hasten their aggregation kinetics. The lipid membrane is modeled as a dynamically triangulated surface with the proteins defined as in… 
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