Permeability of membranes to amino acids and modified amino acids: Mechanisms involved in translocation

@article{Chakrabarti2004PermeabilityOM,
  title={Permeability of membranes to amino acids and modified amino acids: Mechanisms involved in translocation},
  author={Ajoy C. Chakrabarti},
  journal={Amino Acids},
  year={2004},
  volume={6},
  pages={213-229}
}
SummaryThe amino acid permeability of membranes is of interest because they are one of the key solutes involved in cell function. Membrane permeability coefficients (P) for amino acid classes, including neutral, polar, hydrophobic, and charged species, have been measured and compared using a variety of techniques. Decreasing lipid chain length increased permeability slightly (5-fold), while variations in pH had only minor effects on the permeability coefficients of the amino acids tested in… 

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