Phase Diagrams and Ordering in Charged Membranes: Binary Mixtures of Charged and Neutral Lipids.

@article{Shimokawa2016PhaseDA,
  title={Phase Diagrams and Ordering in Charged Membranes: Binary Mixtures of Charged and Neutral Lipids.},
  author={Naofumi Shimokawa and Hiroki Himeno and Tsutomu Hamada and Masahiro Takagi and Shigeyuki Komura and David Andelman},
  journal={The journal of physical chemistry. B},
  year={2016},
  volume={120 26},
  pages={
          6358-67
        }
}
We propose a model describing the phase behavior of two-component membranes consisting of binary mixtures of electrically charged and neutral lipids. We take into account the structural phase transition (main-transition) of the hydrocarbon chains, and investigate the interplay between this phase transition and the lateral phase separation. The presence of charged lipids significantly affects the phase behavior of the multicomponent membrane. Due to the conservation of lipid molecular volume… 
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