Membrane morphology induced by anisotropic proteins.


There are a great many proteins that localize to and collectively generate curvature in biological fluid membranes. We study changes in the topology of fluid membranes due to the presence of highly anisotropic, curvature-inducing proteins. Generically, we find a surprisingly rich phase diagram with phases of both positive and negative Gaussian curvature. As… (More)
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.84.061909


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