Phospholipid membranes as regulators of localized activity.

  title={Phospholipid membranes as regulators of localized activity.},
  author={Peter Walde},
  journal={Chemistry & biology},
  volume={17 9},
In a recent article, Tsuji and Yoshikawa (2010) report that the interaction of long DNA with phospholipids on the surface of aqueous microdroplets can lead to changes of the DNA conformation, and as consequence, to a remarkable alteration of the DNA's transcriptional activity.